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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Carex acutiformisSwamp Sedge, Lesser pond sedgeCyperaceae 10
Carex aquatilisWater sedge, Sitka sedgeCyperaceae 10
Carex arenariaSand SedgeCyperaceaeC. spadicea.22
Carex brizoides Cyperaceae 10
Carex buxbaumiiBuxbaum's sedgeCyperaceae 10
Carex dispalata Cyperaceae 10
Carex distichaTworank sedgeCyperaceae 10
Carex eburneaBristleleaf sedgeCyperaceaeC. alba Dewey [Illegitimate]. C. alba var. setifolia Dewey. C. setifolia (Dewey) Britton & A.Br. [Illegitimate].00
Carex elataTufted Sedge, Golden Variegated Sedge, Tufted SedgeCyperaceaeC. stricta. Good.20
Carex hachijoensisJapanese sedgeCyperaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.00
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