Carex lepidocarpa Tausch


Genus: Carex

Catalan common name: Càrex groc.

Province distribution: Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Eurosiberian with a big area

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Hemicryptophyte.

Habitats: Mulleres de montaña, peat bog, mountainous lakes.

Characteristics: Especially in calicole marshlands, more rarely in rushlands and wet meadows. . A caespitose grass with dimorphic spikes (one masculine and various females). The utricles are triagonal, glabrous and have a beak. The spikes fructifying spikes are typically dense. Can e distinguished from other taxons of the group of C. flava (of which it is very closely related) by its curved utricles and beaks, and globulous female spikes with long peduncles.