⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-225279, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Carex canescens subsp. canescens .
The record derives from WCSP which reports it as a synonym (record 225279) with original publication details: Fl. Brandenburg 1: 770 1864.