Photos of Carex-sprengelii-~-long-beaked-sedge-~-Sprengels-sedge

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Carex sprengelii ~ long beaked sedge ~ Sprengels sedge



Carex-sprengelii-~-long-beaked-sedge-~-Sprengels-sedge


Characteristics:

  • FAC

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • perigynium has very long bidentate beak (usually at least as long as body)

  • pistillate spikelets are usually pendulous

  • 1–3 staminate spikelets

  • flowers in May

  • culms up to 1m long

  • recognized in vegetative phase by the dense brown fibers covering the creeping, short rhizome

  • moist woods, floodplains, river banks

  • native



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