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

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Carex Scoparia Schkur, p. 36
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Carex Scoparia Schkur, p. 36

88 Care scoparia, Schkur.

Syn. C. leporina, Michx.

Spikes 5 to 8 club-shaped, at length ovate, more or less approximate, sometimes much clustered into a dense head; perigynia narrowly lanceolate, lightly ovate at the base, tapering into a long slender beak, a little longer than the lanceolate, accuminate, tawny scale; achenium distinctly stalked, exactly oval. Culms 18 inches to 2 feet high; flowers in May. Wet places --

Wisconsin; Illinois; Ohio; Michigan; about Lake Superior. Extends from Carolina to the Arctic regions, and North West Coast.

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Carex Lagopodioides Schkur, p. 37
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Carex Lagopodioides Schkur, p. 37

89 Carex lagopodioides, Schkur.

Spikes 10 to 15 approximate, ovate, a large bract (often longer than the culm) under the lowest; perigynia erect, ovate-lanceolate, nerved, margin winged, nearly twice the length of the ovateoblong, rather obtuse scale; achenium narrowly oval, on a short stalk. Culms about two feet high; flowers in May. Wet grounds. --

Plate VIII Fig. a Head of spikes; b perigynia, c scale; d achenium.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Minnesota, Illinois, Southern Indiana, Ohio, & Michigan. Its geographical range is from South Carolina to the Arctic regions, and the N West coast.

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Carex Cristata Schweinitz & Torrey, p. 38
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Carex Cristata Schweinitz & Torrey, p. 38

90 carex cristata Schweinits + Torrey

Spikes 6 to 14, globore, senile crowded into a head; perigynia ovate=oblong, striate, winged, very rough on the magin, spreading; scale ovate=oblong, acute about two thirds the length of the [fruit] perigynia; achenium narrowly oval, on a short stalk, crowned by the persistent style. Culm one to three feet high. Flowers in June. Wet grounds [xc?].

Beloit, Wisconsin; Ohio; +Michigan. Found in the arctic region of N. America.

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Carex Festucacea Schkur, p. 39
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Carex Festucacea Schkur, p. 39

91 Carex festucacea, Schkur.

Spikes 5 to 8, the lower distinct, obovoid, or club-shaped, with small bracts; perigynia ovate, diverging, narrowly winged, with a short beak, compressed, ciliate-serrate; scale ovate-lanceolate, mucronate, three fourths the length of the perigynium, achenium sessile broadly oval. Culms about two feet high; flowers in May.

Wisconsin, Illinois, Southern Indiana, Michigan. Found as far north as the Arctic regions, and south as Florida.

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Carex Tenera Dewey, p. 40
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Carex Tenera Dewey, p. 40

92 Carex tenera, Dewey.

Spikes 3 to 5 round-clubform, distant, on a slender, flexuouse sometimes nodding stem; perigynia ovate, compressed, beaked, slightly winged, nerved, rough on the margin; scale two thirds the length of the perigynium; leaves much shorter than the slender culm. Culms about two feet high; flowers in May.

Wisconsin.

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