Carex Polytuichoides Muhlenberg, p. 4

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EricRoscoe at May 25, 2021 02:28 PM

Carex Polytuichoides Muhlenberg, p. 4

56 Carex Polytuichoides, Muhlenberg

Synon. C. leptalea, Wahl. C. microstachya, Michx.

Spike solitary, small, staminate above, pistillate
below; stigmas three; perigynia erect, alternate,
ablong, comprened=triangular, obtuse, slightly nerved,
entire at the apex, green, trice the length of the
ovate scales. Culm 6 to 20 inches high.
Flowers in May. Grows mostly in swamps

Plate I fig 17 - a The terminal spike,
enlarged. b The perigynium and stigmas. c
The pritillate scale. d The achenuem. e A
cross section of the achenium.

Common in Wisconsin - has been collected
in Illinois, southern Indiana, Ohio, Michigan
and about Lake Superior. It has been
found as far south as Florida, and
extends northward to the Arctic regions.

Carex Polytuichoides Muhlenberg, p. 4

56 Carex Polytuichoides, Muhlenberg

Synon. C. leptalea, Wahl. C. microstachya, Michx.

Spike solitary, small, staminate above, pistillate
below; stigmas three; perigynia erect, alternate,
ablong, comprened=triangular, obture, slightly nerved,
entire at the apex, green, trice the length of the
ovate scales. Culm 6 to 20 inches high.
Flowers in May. Grows mostly in swamps

Plate I fig 17 - a The terminal spike,
enlarged. b The perigynium and stigmas. c
The pritillate scale. d The achenuem. e A
cross section of the achenium.

Common in Wisconsin - has been collected
in Illinois, southern Indiana, Ohio, Michigan
and about Lake Superior. It has been
found as far south as Florida, and
extends northward to the Arctic regions.