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

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Genus XIV Carex Linnaeus, p. 184
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Genus XIV Carex Linnaeus, p. 184

Genus XIV. Carex, Linnaeus Greek keros, to cut; or Latin cares, to want.

[Flower never perfect]

Staminate and pistillate flowers separated, either borne together on the same spike (androgynous) or in separate spikes, on the same stem, very rarely on distinct plants; scales one=flowered, imbricated all round; stamens three, rarely two; perigynum an inflated sack forming a rounded or bladdery fruit, contracted towards the apex, inclosing the lenticular, plano=convex, or triangular achenium, which is crowned with more or less of the persistent base of the style; [stamens 2 or 3] stigmas 2 or 3, long, projecting from the orifice of the perigynium.-Culms triangular leafy.

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Cyperus Flavicomus Michaux, p. 187
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Cyperus Flavicomus Michaux, p. 187

[1855?] [note]

3 Cyperus Flavicomus Michaux Fl. 1 p 27 (omit)

Stamen 3. Spikes lance-linear, numerous, 12 to 30 flowered, spreading; scales oblong very obtuse, with broad scarious margins, when mature distinct and somewhat spreading; achenium obovate with a short abrupt point; umbel many rayed, somewhat compound. Culms 1 to 3 feet high; involucre 3 to 5 leaved very long.

Grows in bogs, and also in dry soil. Said to have been found in Ohio(?) though its proper habitat appears to be farther south. Dr. Torrey thinks it has not been found north of South Carolina.

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Index, p. 188
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Index, p. 188

[Index of Grasses, 1855].

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Index, p. 189
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Index, p. 189

[Index of Grasses, 1855].

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Index, p. 190
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Index, p. 190

[Index of Grasses, 1855].

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