Box 15, Folder 11: Grass like Plants of Wisconsin, 1855

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Carex Intermedia Goodenough, p. 11
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Carex Intermedia Goodenough, p. 11

63 Carex intermedia, Goodenough.

C. disticha, Schreb. C. spicata Pollich. C. schonoides de cand.

Spikes clustered, numerous, ovate, alternate, sessile, the highest and lowest fertile, with often a few stoamminate flowers at the summit, the intermediate often wholly staminate; bract ovate=lanceolate, rough about the length of the lower spike; perigynia ovate, nostrate, senulate on the margin, convex & deeply cleft on the upperside & concave on the lower wmooth; scale ovate acute, a little longer than the perigynium. Culms about 2 ft high - flowers in June. Wet meadows.

Plate I fig 19 - a head of spike; b perigynium c - scale - d achem & pistal; e cross section of arch - f summit of per. shows the dorsal cleft: g - sec. of culms

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Illinois. - Also in the arctic America and in Europe.

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Carex Teretiuscula Goodenough, p. 12
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Carex Teretiuscula Goodenough, p. 12

** Spikes pistillate below, staminate above.

64 Carex Teretiuscula, Goodenow

Spikes with short apparent haunches; perigynia ovate, acuminate, unequally biconvex, gibbous, X slight-heart shaped below, with 3 to 5 short nerves; scale lanceolate, acute, a little shorter than the perigynium; achenium obovoid, obtusely triangular, The perigynium & scales become brownish black at maturity. Culms inches high flowers in . Shows in wet meadows.

Plate VIII fig 6. a A head of spikes; b perigynium; c- the scale; d section oof the perigynium; e achenium; f germs and pistil.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Southern Indiana, Ohio, & Michigan - thence to the Arctic Region, and East to N. England A native also of Europe.

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Carex Praievea, Dewey, p. 13
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Carex Praievea, Dewey, p. 13

65 Carex prairea, Dewey. C. Ehrhartiana Hoppe. Syn. C. paniculata var. minor, Carey. teretiureula var Major - [illegible]

Lower branches of the head of the 6 to 8 small spikes spreading; perigynia ovate=lanceolate from a broad base, plans=convex, with a tapering, two=toothed, roughly margined beak, dark chestnut brown; scales ovate, about the length of the pergynium, achenium oblong, plans=convex.

Peat bogs, or cranberry marshes.

Ohio, & Michigan. - Extends East to N. England.

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Carex Decomposita Muhlenberg, p. 14
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Carex Decomposita Muhlenberg, p. 14

66 Carex decomposita, Muhlenberg

Syn.

Spikes, numerous decompound or paniculate, forming a long head; perigynia obovate, black trigultrous, nerved sessile, beak short and abrupt; scale ovate, acuminate equalling the perigynia

Culm - two to three feet high, flowers in swamps.

Illinois, Ohio and Michigan. It has been found as far south as Louisiana, and eastward to N. York

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Carex Vulpinoidea Michaux, p. 15
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Carex Vulpinoidea Michaux, p. 15

67 Carex vulpinoidea Michaux.

Syn. C. multiflora Muhl. C. bracteosa Schw. C. polymorpha Schw. (not of Muhl.) c. setacea Dewey. C. microsperma, Wahl.

Spikes decompound, or arranged in oblong clusters; perigynia ovate, acuminate, bifid, scalrous on the margin, with a broad base, diverging at maturity; scales ovate, awned, tawny, shorter than the perigynia. Culm 18 inches to 2 feet high; flowers in May. About wet places.

Plate VIII Fig. 7 - a Head of spikes one= half the natural size; b perigynium c same when young, showing the stigmas; d the scale; e achenium and base of the style; f the bract.

Wisconsin, Illinois, Southern Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. The geographical range of this species is from Florida to the arctic region.

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