Carex Crus-Corvi Shuttleworth, p. 16




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68 Carex crus=corvi, shuttleworth.

syn. C. sicaeformis Boot. C. Halei. Dewey.

Spikes large, decompound, ovate, aggregated at
the apex; bracts two=toothed at the base; perigynia
alternated from a broad truncated base; slightly
winged, much longer than the scale; style
turnis at the base. Culm 2 to 3 feet high;

Plate VIII fig 8 a perigynium and
stigmas; b scale; c achenium.

Milwaukee in Wisconsin; Illinois and
Ohio, extending south to Louisiana.

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