Photos of Carex-pellita-~-woolly-sedge

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Carex pellita ~ woolly sedge



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 2

  • also known as Carex lanuginosa

  • wide variety of wetland habitats

  • very hairy perigynia

  • spreading by strong rhizomes

  • flat blades up to 5mm wide with distinct midvein

  • often has multiple staminate spikelets

  • culms often and rougher and more sharply 3–angled in Carex pellita than in C. lasiocarpa

  • flowers from April to mid–June

  • culms up to 1m high

  • native

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