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

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Carex Cephaloidea Dewey, p. 21
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Carex Cephaloidea Dewey, p. 21

73 Carex cephaloidea Dewey

Spikes 4 to 6 closely aggregate into an oblong head; perigynia hardly ovate, compressed, two-toothed, a little longer than the ovate long-pointed scale; acheneium roundish ovate; style turned at the base. Culms high; flowers in [blank]. Moist grounds.

Plate VIII figure 11 - a Head of spikes, b perigynium; c section of the perigynium; d the scale; e achenium and pistil.

Illinois. -

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Carex Cephalophora Muhlenberg, p. 22
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Carex Cephalophora Muhlenberg, p. 22

74 Carex cephalophora, Muhlenberg

Spikes about six, agregated into an short-ovate head; perigynia ovate, acuminate, 3 or 4 indistinct nerves on the outer side; achenium [crossed out] roundish ovate; style tumid at the base; scales long pointed, about the length of the perigynia. Culms 18 inches high; flowers in May. Grows in woods, and borders of fields.

Plate VIII. fig. 12. a Head of spikes; b perigynium and scale; c perigynium (immature) d section of the perigynium

Wisconsin, Illinois, southern Indiana Ohio and Michigan. This species has been found to extend from Florida [crossed out] to the Arctic regions.

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Carex Muhlenbergii Schkur, p. 23
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Carex Muhlenbergii Schkur, p. 23

75 Carex Muhlenbergii, Schkur.

Spikes 5 to 7 closely clustered into an oblong head; tracts ovate with a scabrous awn longer than the spikelets; perigynia orbicular-ovate, with a very short beak, compressed bi-dentate, prominently nerved or both sides, about the length of the ovate roughly pointed scales; achenium orbicular; style short with a bulbous base; Culms 12 to 18 inches high; Flowers in []. Grows in dry rocky places in woods &c-forming large tufts.

Illinois, Southern Indiana, Ohio, & Michigan. This species has been traced south to Texas, north to the Arctic regions and east to the New England states.

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Carex Rosea Schkur, p. 24
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Carex Rosea Schkur, p. 24

76 Cavex rosea, Schkur.

Syn. C. neglecta Tuck. C. disphema Kunze, (not of Dewey)

Spikes 4 to 6, of 8 to 10 flowers, alternate remote, except the two highest, the lowest with a long setaceous bract; perigynia oblong, two=toothed, narrowed at the base, diverging or reflexed at maturity, twice as long as the broadly ovate obtuse scale. Culm 12 to 18 inches high flower in May. Grows in swamps and wet grounds.

Plate VIII figure 14 — a Head of spikes; b perigynium and stigmas; c section of the perigynium; d the pistillate scale; e the [staiumate?] scale f achenium.

Milwaukee to La Crosse in Wisconsin; also in Illinois, Southern Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. Extend from Florida to the Arctic Regions.

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Carex Chordorrhiza Ehrhart, p. 25
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Carex Chordorrhiza Ehrhart, p. 25

77 Carex chordohiza, Ehrhart.

Spikes 3 to 5 ovate, senile, aggregates into an ovoid head; perigynia ovate, acuminate, a little longer than the broadly ovate, acute scale; culms with short apprened leaves below, naked above, rising from long creeping roots.

About one foot high; flowers in May. Cranberry Marshes,

Plate VIII fig 15. a Head of spikes; b. perigynium; c scale; d. achenium

Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Found also in Michigan and about Lake Superior, thence northward to the Arctic regions.

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