44. Carex arenaria.—Red sedge. Radix Sarsaparillae Germanicae.

Botanical name: 

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.