Calamovilfa longifolia var. magna

Scribn. & Merr.
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 142.
Sheaths usually pubescent, often densely so, rarely glabrous. Panicles to 77.5 cm long, usually 1.3-5.5 times as long as wide; branches to 33 cm long, typically widely divergent, sometimes reflexed in the lower 1/3 of the panicle. Spikelets commonly with a brownish cast, relatively loosely imbricate.

Distribution

Ill., Ind., Ont., Ohio, Mich., Wis., N.Y., Pa., Iowa

Discussion

Calamovilfa longifolia var. magna grows on dunes and sandy shores around lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron, with outlying stations in sand or sandy soils.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.