Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Carex magellanica Lam. - Tall Bog-sedge - Cyperaceae
Carex magellanica
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

This is a rare sedge of upland sphagnum bogs in the Garron Plateau area and a few sites in County Tyrone. It resembles the commoner Bog Sedge (Carex limosa).

All names: Carex magellanica Lam.; Carex paupercula Michaux; Carex irrigua (Wahlenb.) Sm. ex Hoppe