Carex echinata Murray 1770 (Family Cyperaceae)


Flowers

Fruit

Height: 10-30cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Monoecious, Flowering May - June (Earliest: 10.5)

Biotopes:
Peat Bogs and Mires
Pollination: Wind
Possible Herbivores:
Euthrix potatoria

Hypenodes humidalis Larva

Psila fimetaria Larva

Several Tenthredinidae

Plateumaris discolor Larva
Possible Sapivores:
Cicadella viridis

Stroggylocephalus agrestis

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Star Sedge


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