Carex viridula subsp. oedocarpa

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaCyperaceaeCarexCarex viridula subsp. oedocarpa


This perennial grows on wet ground on soils ranging from acidic to neutral or occasionally mildly alkaline. It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, including sandy shores, tracks, streamsides, wet fields and heathland, the margins of ponds and lakes, wet rocky hillsides, flushes and seepage areas. 0?930 m (Beinn Heasgarnich, Mid Perth).



World Distribution

Suboceanic Boreo-temperate element; also in eastern N. America.

© G. Toone, IWNHAS

Distribution information

Atlas Change Index: -0.01

Weighted Changed Factor: -12

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.