Photos of Carex-scabrata-~-eastern-rough-sedge

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Carex scabrata ~ eastern rough sedge

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  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 4

  • also known as scabrous sedge

  • distinctive scabrous perigynia

  • distinctive scabrous upper leaf blade surfaces and edges

  • perigynia 3mm to 4mm long

  • perigynia distinctly veined, and scabrous to sparsely pubescent

  • forested wetlands

  • usually in spring seeps and along small streams

  • common in portions of northern Michigan

  • native

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