Carex barrattii

Schweinitz & Torrey
Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 1: 361. 1825.
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 418. Mentioned on page 417.

Culms aphyllopodic, without dead leaf remains at base, 20–90 cm. Leaf blades 2–5 mm wide, margins revolute, scabrid at tip. Inflorescences: proximal bracts 2–7 cm, shorter than inflorescences; lateral spikes usually androgynous, (10–)25–50 × 3.5–6 mm, with 20–80 perigynia; terminal spikes 20–50 × 2.5–5 mm. Pistillate scales ovate, 2.4–4 × 1.3–1.8 mm, shorter and as wide as or slightly narrower than perigynia, apex obtuse to acute. Staminate scales oblong-obovate, 3.7–4.5 × 1.2–2 mm, apex obtuse. Anthers 2.6–2.9 mm. Perigynia 2.5–3.5 × 1.2–2 mm, apex rounded; beak 0.1–0.5 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Bogs, swamps, wet woods, primarily on acidic substrata
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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Ala., Conn., Del., Md., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va.

Discussion

Carex barrattii is in the Center for Plant Conservation’s National Collection of Endangered Plants.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Carex barrattii"
Peter W. Ball +
Schweinitz & Torrey +
Limosae +
Ala. +, Conn. +, Del. +, Md. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +  and Va. +
0–500 m +
Bogs, swamps, wet woods, primarily on acidic substrata +
Fruiting late spring–early summer. +
Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Carex barrattii +
Carex sect. Limosae +
species +