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

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Carex Bicolor Allioni, p. 31
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Carex Bicolor Allioni, p. 31

83 Carex bicolor Allioni

Spikes about 4 pedunculate, terminal, erect; perigynia & scale, ovate, obtuse; the scale black

Culm about 6 inches high

About Lake Superior. A native also of N. Europe and Greenland.

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Carex Deweyana Schweinitz, p. 32
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Carex Deweyana Schweinitz, p. 32

84 Carex Deweyana, Schweinetz.

Spikes about 4 sessile, ovate, the upper approximated, the others distinct, the lowest with a long tract, perigynia oblong-lanceolate, obscurely nerved, on the outer side, tapering into a two toothed beak, rather longer than the sharply pointed or awned scale. Culms one to four feet high; flowers in June. Woods & borders of fields

Wisconsin, Michigan, and about Lake Superior. Extends Eastward to N. England, & northward to the Arctic regions.

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Carex Stellulata Goodenough, p. 33
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Carex Stellulata Goodenough, p. 33

85 Care stellulata, Goodenough

Syn. C. scirpoides, Schk.

Spikes 3 to 5 distinct, small obovoid, or roundish at maturity; staminate flowers mostly at the base of the upper spike, or spikes [crossed out] sometimes entirely sterile; perigynia ovate, from a broad somewhat heartshape base, widely spreading at maturity, longer than the ovate acute scale, margin rigid; achenium ovate abruptly contracted into a minute stalk; style slightly tumid at the base. Culms about a foot high; flowers in May. Swamps & wet places.

Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, about Lake Superior. Found in [crossed out] Florida and thence to the arctic regions.

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Carex Arida, Schweinitz & Torrey, p. 34
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Carex Arida, Schweinitz & Torrey, p. 34

86 Carex arida, Schweinetz & Torrey

Syn. C. Muskingumensis Schw.

Spikes 7 to 10 large, oval-oblong acute at each end, approximate, dry & chaff-like; perigynia very long, narrowly lanceolate, compressed, winged, nerved, bidentate, tapering into a long beak, more than twice the length of the oval= =lanceolate scale; achenium sessile, narrowly oblong. Culm two to three feet high; flowers in June. Wet meadows.

Illinois; Ohio. Extends north to the Arctic regions.

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Carex Liddoni Boot, p. 35
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Carex Liddoni Boot, p. 35

87 Carex Liddoni, Boot

Spikes 5 to 7, elliptical, approximate, without bracts; perigynia ovate-lanceolate, acute, the margin rough, without wings; scarcely longer than the pointed lanceolate chesnut colored scale; achenium oblong-ovate, nearly sessile. Culm one and a half to two and a half feet high.

Michigan. Found also on the Columbia river, and in the Arctic regions

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