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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Carex compacta R.Br., Voy. Explor. Baffin's Bay: 163 (1819), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Carex membranacea Hook. in G.F.Lyon, Brief Narrative Attempt Reach Repulse Bay: 195 (1824 publ. 1825).
Family: Cyperaceae
Homotypic Names:

Carex vesicaria var. compacta Dewey, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 11: 310 (1826).

Carex rotundata var. compacta (Dewey) B.Boivin, Naturaliste Canad. 94: 523 (1967).

Original Compiler: R.Govaerts