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

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Carex Disperma Dewey, p. 26
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Carex Disperma Dewey, p. 26

78 Carex disperma, Dewey

syn. c. loliacea, schk (not of Linn) c. grancilis, Carey (not of [Eluh?].) c. tenella? schk

Spikes 2 to 4, generally 3, very small, remote, with commonly two fertile flowers, the lowest supporter by a lanceolate awned bract; perigynia ovate, nerved, twice the length of the scale. Culms 6 to 12 inches high—flowers in May. Swamps—common

Plate 1 Fig 20—a head of spikes; b same when in flower; c perigynia d same when young, showing the scale and stigmas; e the scale; f achenium; g the bract; h a section of the culm.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Ohio, Michigan and about Lake Superior (Mr. McMullen)

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Carex Trisperma Dewey, p. 27
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Carex Trisperma Dewey, p. 27

*** Spikes pistillate above, staminate below.

79 Carex trisperma, Dewey

Spikes 2-3, ovate, remote, with about three fertile flowers, the lowest with a long bract, surpassing the culm; perigyica oblong, plano=convex, slightly many nerved, longer than the scale.

Culms 1 to 2 feet high slender, spreading. Flowers in June.

Michigan; About Lake Superior. Extends to New England, and to the Arctic Region.

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Carex Tenuiflora Wahlenberg, p. 28
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Carex Tenuiflora Wahlenberg, p. 28

80 Carex tenniflora Wahlenburg.

Spikes three, few flowered, approximate; ovate; perigynia ovate=oblong, plano=convex, about the length of the broadly ovate acute scale; achenium ovate. Culm Flowers in Tamarac swamps

Plate VIII fig 16- a head of spikes; b, perigynium; c scale; d achenium and pistil, e staminate flower.

Milwaukee in Wisconsin; Michigan; about Lake Superior. Extends northward to the arctic regions, & eastward to N. England.

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Carex Canesceus Linnaeus, p. 29
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Carex Canesceus Linnaeus, p. 29

81 Carex canescens Linneas

syn. C. curta, good. C. Richardi Michx. c.

Spikes 5 to 7, about 12 to 20 flowered, the 2 or 3 upper approximated, the rest all distinct and the lowermost remote, ovate; perigynia ovate, about the length of the pointed scale. Culm one to two feet high; flowers in May. Swamps.

Plate VIII fig 17 a Head of spikes; b perigynium; c section of the same; d the scale; e achenium.

Wisconsin Michigan, About Lake Superior; and northward to the Coast of the Arctic Sea. A native also of Europe

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Carex Persoonii Seib, p. 30
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Carex Persoonii Seib, p. 30

82 Carex Persoonii Sieb.

Syn. c. vitilis Fries. C. sphoerostachya Dewey.

Spikes 3 to 6, ovate, sub-globose, the three upper closely approximatesd, the lowermost remote, about six flowers, bracteate; perigynia ovate-oblong, lanceolate, or tapering-rostrate, longer than the ovate scale, not becoming tawny.

Culms about one foot high, slender flaccid, leafy toward the base.

Ohio; Michigan. Also found in the Arctic regions.

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