Photos of Carex-bromoides-~-bromelike-sedge

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Carex bromoides ~ bromelike sedge



  • FACW

  • Michigan C Value: 6

  • spring seeps, fens, prairie bogs, swamps, wet woods

  • forms spreading tussocks of fine leaves

  • very stiff leaves, to 2.2mm wide

  • narrow, lanceloid perigynia with bidentate beak

  • densely cespitose

  • up to 70cm high

  • old leaves persistent

  • 4–12 perigynia per spikelet

  • stigmas 2, often intertwined

  • flowers early April to mid–May

  • often in swamps of southern Michigan

  • native

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