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Herbarium specimen: Carex nigra x elata = C. x turfosa

Taxon:Cyperaceae: Carex nigra x elata = C. x turfosa Fr.
uncertain identification by Stephen Lemon 12/2/2016

The habit described, the inflorescence and the bracts strongly suggest a Carex nigra hybrid.

Other name:Cyperaceae: Carex elata All. ("Tufted-sedge")
Filed in taxon folder:Cyperaceae: Carex elata All. ("Tufted-sedge")
Collected by:Joseph Woods
Collection date:27/5/1848
Locality:Great Britain, VC14 East Sussex, Wellingham, TQ4313, Pond towards Wellingham
ex herb:Mr Frederick Townsend
Mr Allan Octavian Hume
Institution:South London Botanical Institute (SLBI)
Image:Carex nigra x elata = C. x turfosa herbarium specimen from Wellingham, VC14 East Sussex in 1848 by Joseph Woods.
collector's number:24912
notes:Not forming dense tufts but spreading pretty widely at the bottom of the pond
Filing note:Carex hudsonii

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