Page author: David Giblin
Carex gynocrates
yellow bog sedge

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in north-central Washington;

Habitat: Peatlands, moist forest, wet meadows, springs, swamps, mossy stream banks, talus, and often limy.

Flowers: June-August

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex gynocrates Wormskjöld ex Drejer
Publication: Naturhist. Tidsskr. 3: 434. 1841.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex alascana Boeckeler
Carex dioica L., misapplied [HC]
Carex dioica L. var. gynocrates (Wormskjöld ex Drejer) Ostenf. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex gynocrates in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Carex gynocrates checklist entry

OregonFlora: Carex gynocrates information

E-Flora BC: Carex gynocrates atlas page

CalPhotos: Carex gynocrates photos

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