Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Carex binervis Smith - Green-ribbed Sedge - Cyperaceae
Carex binervis
(Map updated: March 2008)

A fairly tall sedge with the female spikes arranged distantly along the stem, the lowest spike often drooping. Common in upland areas in acid grassland, often associated with purple moor-grass (Molinia caerulea) and bent (Agrostis spp.)

All names: Carex binervis Smith; Carex sadleri E.F.Linton; Carex frigida auct.