Carex forsteri (Bush sedge)
Species: C. forsteri
Binominal name: Carex forsteri
Synonyms: Carex recurva, Carex punctulata, Carex semiforsteri
Common name: Bush sedge
Carex forsteri is an endemic sedge of New Zealand that is usually found in coastal to montane (rarely subalpine) areas. Its habitat is dense forests within high rainfall areas where it grows in wet seepages. In the North Island common south of Auckland, in the South Island common in Marlborough Sounds and on Banks Peninsula, otherwise sporadic in its occurrences and not recorded from Westland or Fiordland. It usually has a maximum height of 0.8 m.