Photos of Carex-amphibola-~-eastern-narrowleaf-sedge

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Carex amphibola ~ eastern narrowleaf sedge



  • FAC

  • Michigan C Value: 8

  • wet woods, wooded floodplain riverbanks

  • terminal spike (up tp 3cm long) elevated above pistillate spikelets

  • awned pistillate scales

  • beakless, glabrous perigynia

  • perigynia up to 12 per spiklet, 3.5–4.5mm long

  • cespitose from short rhizomes

  • culms slender, to 80cm high

  • leaves 3–7mm wide

  • 3 stigmas

  • flowers late April to mid–June

  • native

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