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

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Cladium Mariscoides Torrey, p. 181
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Cladium Mariscoides Torrey, p. 181

49 Cladium Mariscoides, Torrey.

Syn. C. triglomeratum Kunth. Schoenus mariscoides Muhl.

Culm obscurely triangular; leaves channelled, nearly smooth on the margin; cypresses compound, small, 2 to 4 rayed, the rays elongated; spikelets aggregated in heads of 3 to 8 together; style 3 cleft, the lobes entire. Culms abot 2 feet high, nearly smooth. Flowers in July.

Bogs and borders of ponds. Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan. Extends east to the N. England states.

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Genus XIII Scleria Linnaeus, p. 182
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Genus XIII Scleria Linnaeus, p. 182

Genus XIII Scleria, Linneus. (Greek skleros, hardness)

Flowers monoecious; fertile spike one-flowered, usually intermixed with clusters of few flowered staminate spikes; scales loosely imbricated, the lower empty; stamens 1 to 3; style 3 cleft; achenium globular, stony, bony, or enamel-like in texture, seated in a shallow or saucer-like disk.-Culms triangular, leafy, nodose.

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Scleria Triglomerata Michaux, p. 183
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Scleria Triglomerata Michaux, p. 183

[49] 50 Scleria Triglomerata Michaux [Linnaeus]

Syn. S. nitida, Kunth. Trachylomia triglomerata

Leaves broadly linear, roughish; fascicles of spikes few, lateral and terminal, in tripple clusters, the lower peduncled; bracts slightly ciliate; scales cuspidate; stamens 3l achenium ovoid-globular slightly pointed, smooth and polished white; perigynium annular, whitish, vascicular-papillose. -Culm 2 to 3 feet high rough. Flowers in July.

Wet places. Beloit Wisconsin (Prof. S.P. Lathrop); also in Illinois [and] Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.

Plate VII. A plant of the natural size; Fig 1 & 2. scales 3 fertile spike 4 abortive spike 5 nut 6 anther

Extends east to Vermont, and south to Florida.

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Scleria Pauciflora Muhlenberg, p. 184
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Scleria Pauciflora Muhlenberg, p. 184

51 Scleria Pauciflora Muhlenberg.

Leaves narrow, with pubescent sheaths, fascicles lateral and terminal, few flowered, the lower remote, peduncled; bracts ciliate; stamens 3; achenium globose-ovoid, verrucose; the 6 tubercles of the perianth approximated in 3 pairs at the base of the achenium. Culms 9 to 18 inches high slender. Flowers in July.

Swamps and hills. Ohio, and Michigan. Extends east to the New England states and south to Florida.

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Scleria Verticillatat Muhlenberg, p. 185
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Scleria Verticillatat Muhlenberg, p. 185

52 Scleria verticillata Muhlenberg.

Syn. Hypophorum verticillatum, Nees.

Leaves linear; fasicles 4 to 6 alternate, sessile, distant; bracts minute, setaceous; stamens 1 to 3; achenium globular rugose [ventricose] verrucose, mucronate, the base triangular, naked; perigynium none. Culms 6 to 10 inches high. Flowers in June.

Swamps-Ohio. Extends to the southern states, and eastward to New [England] York.

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