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Carex parva Nees
Determined by: Pedro Jiménez-Mejias, April 2015
Sichuan: Kangding Xian. Between the cities of Yajiang and Xinduqiao off highway 318; S of Gaoersi Shan at E foot of peak called "Muzei" by local person. Alpine meadows with seepages and shrub thickets of Potentilla, Salix and dwarf Rhododendron. 30°1'30"N, 101°23'15"E; 4200-4250 m.
In boggy meadow. Forming dense turf in shallow water over muck; staminate inflorescence purple; perigynia green at base, purple at apex. Initially identified as Carex microglochin Wahlenberg by Lunkai Dai, December 2009.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Ji-Pei YUE, Liang-Liang YUE, Da-Cai ZHANG & Wei-Dong ZHU
35777 5 August 2006

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