⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-225293, 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 225293) with original publication details: Linnaea 24: 538 1851.