Photos of Carex-retrorsa-~-retrorse-sedge

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Carex retrorsa ~ retrorse sedge

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  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 3

  • perigynia inflated

  • perigynia reflexed (especially lowest) or widely–spreading

  • lowest pistillate bract 3+ times as long as entire inflorescence

  • mature perigynia 7–12mm long

  • base of staminate spikelet(s) usually only slightly elevated above summit of crowded pistillate spikelets

  • native

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