Carex viridula subsp. brachyrrhyncha

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCyperaceaeCarexCarex viridula subsp. brachyrrhyncha


A perennial herb of fens and calcareous mires, especially in areas of winter flooding. It is also frequent base-rich flushes and wet ledges on sea-cliffs, hills and mountainsides, usually in short, open vegetation. 0?775 m (Coire nan Laogh, Glen Banchory, Easterness).



World Distribution

European Temperate element; also in eastern N. America.

Distribution information

Atlas Change Index: -0.01

Weighted Changed Factor: -24

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)


Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.