Photos of Carex-frankii-~-Franks-sedge

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Carex frankii ~ Franks sedge



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 4, SC

  • Listed as Special Concern in Michigan

  • scale has long awn that exceeds beak of perigynium

  • perigynia abruptly contracted to a beak

  • usually entirely staminate terminal spikelets

  • bracts long, may obscure spikelets

  • wet woods, streams, ditches

  • blooms late May through mid–Sept

  • native

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