44. Carex arenaria.—Red sedge. Radix Sarsaparillae Germanicae.
44. CAREX ARENARIA Linné.—RED SEDGE. RADIX SARSAPARILLAE GERMANICAE. This sedge grows in the coast regions of Central and Northern Europe, where its rhizome is used as an alterative like sarsaparilla.
A Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy, 1917, was written by Lucius E. Sayre, B.S. Ph. M.