Carex leporina [ovalis] Linnaeus 1753 (Family Cyperaceae)


Flowers

Fruit

Height: 20-60cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Monoecious, Flowering May - June (Earliest: 18.4)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Pond Edge
Pollination: Wind
Possible Parasites:
Elachista subalbidella Larva (Leaf Miner)

Cordilura Larvae
(Stem Borers)

Psila fimetaria Larva (Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Deltote deceptoria
Other Possible Herbivores:
Euthrix potatoria

Hypenodes humidalis Larva

Many Tenthredinidae

Plateumaris discolor Larva
Possible Sapivores:
Stenodema calcarata

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Oval Sedge


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