Carex Vulpina, Linnaeus, p. 18




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70 Carex vulpina, Linnaus

Spikes numerous, united into an elongated
head; perigynia ovate, tapering into a beak, sub-sca
on the margin, striated, but little longer than the scale;
achenium oval; style tumic; scale ovate, acute.
Culms 3 to 4 feet high

Plate VIII fig 10 - a Head of spikes; b
the perigynia; c achenium & pistil; d section
of the perigynium; e scale.

Illinois & Ohio. A native also of
Europe, where it is quite common.

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