Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Carex acutiformis Ehrh. - Lesser Pond-sedge - Cyperaceae
Carex acutiformis
© John Wilde
Carex acutiformis
© Ian Dodkins
Carex acutiformis
(Map updated: March 2008)

This Carex is found in base-rich marshes, ponds and swamps, particularly about Lough Erne, north Co. Armagh and in a few other sites scattered about Northern Ireland. A tall species, up to about 4ft or more, similar in overall appearance to C. acuta.

All names: Carex acutiformis Ehrh.; Carex paludosa Gooden.