Carex Bromides Schkur, p. 8
D2. Spikes with both staminate
and pistillate flowers, numerous,
sensile, forming more or less compact heads; stigmas
two; achenium lenticular.
*Staminates & pistillate flowers variously situated
60 Carex bromoides, Schkur.
Spikes four to si, alternate, oblong=lanceolate
some of the central ones wholly fertile; perigynia
erect, narrow=lanceolate, with a tapering point, solid
and spongy at the base, longer than the laceolate
scale; style jointed at the base. Culms 12 to
18 inches high; flowers in May. Wet
Plate I fig 18 - a a head of fertile
spikes; b perigynium and stigmas; c. the
pristillate scale; d the achenium and jointed
base of the style.
Wisconsin, southern Indiana, Ohio, and
Michigan. It has been found from South
Carolina to the Arctic regions.
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