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Carex
Carex halleriana
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
L.
Type species
Carex hirta
L. [1]
Diversity
c. 1800 species
Global distribution o Carex (green)

Carex is a vast genus o ower 1500 species o grassy plants[2] in the faimily Cyperaceae, commonly kent as sedges. Ither members o the Cyperaceae faimily are an aa cried sedges, however those o genus Carex mey be cried "true" sedges, an it is the maist species-rich genus in the faimily. The study o Carex is kent as caricology.

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  1. Ilkka Kukkonen & Heikki Toivonen (1988). Taxonomy of wetland carices. In J. M. Bernard. "CAREX, Trebon, Czechoslovakia, 13–23 June 1984". Aquatic Botany 30 (1–2): 5–22. doi:10.1016/0304-3770(88)90003-4. 
  2. RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 

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