Carex rostrata

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Carex rostrata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: C. rostrata
Binomial name
Carex rostrata
Stokes, 1787

Carex rostrata, bottle sedge or beaked sedge,[1] is a perennial species of sedge in the family Cyperaceae.

Range and habitat[edit]

The species is native to Holarctic fens and can be found in Canada and the northern part of the United States,[1] and most of Europe, including Britain, north to 71° N, and W. Asia, in wet peaty places with a high water table.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Carex rostrata". USDA. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "PFAF (Carex rostrata)". Retrieved 1 August 2014.