Carex hawaiiensis H. St. John , Pacific Sci. 37: 25. 1983.
Type information:
Holotype [BISH]. R. Gustafson 2388. 21 July 1981. Hawai`i: South Hilo Dist., Upper Waiakea Forest Reserve, Power Line Rd., 2 mi. S of the junction with the Saddle Road.5300ft.
=Carex echinata

*Verification: None.