Photos of Carex-atherodes-~-wheat-sedge

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Carex atherodes ~ wheat sedge



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • wet meadows and mearshes

  • shallow water at the edges of lakes and ponds

  • can grow in deeper water (0.6 meter to 0.9 meter), than any other Carex species

  • several staminate spikelets

  • pubescent leaves and sheaths

  • perigynia are strongly nerved and beaks have long teeth

  • can form dense colonies

  • native

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