New York Natural Heritage Program
Creeping Sedge
Carex chordorrhiza Ehrh. ex L. f.
Monocots

New York State Distribution [-]
Carex chordorrhiza occurs in northern, central, and western New York. New York is close to the southern edge of its range.

Global Distribution [-]
Carex chordorrhiza occurs in Eurasia and North America. In North America it is known from Alaska east to Greenland south to New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Montana and British Columbia. It is apparently introduced into cranberry bogs in Oregon (Reznicek and Catling 2002).
Best Places to See
• Deer Creek Marsh (Oswego County)
• Dunham Bay Marsh (Warren County)