Carex garberi

Fernald
Rhodora 37: 253. 1935.
Common names: Carex de Garber
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Carex aurea var. androgyna Olney in S. Watson, Botany (Fortieth Parallel), 371. 1871,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 426. Mentioned on page 424, 425.

Culms 5–40 cm. Leaves: blades 5–15(–25) cm × 1–2.5(–3.5) mm. Inflorescences: proximal bracts leaflike, exceeding inflorescences, sheaths to 10 mm; lateral spikes with 9–30 perigynia, approximate or proximal distant, dense, 7–15 × 3–5 mm; middle internodes 0.3–0.7 mm; terminal spike usually gynecandrous, with at least 1/3 of flowers staminate, rarely entirely staminate, sessile or short-pedunculate, 6–15(–20) mm, (1.2–)1.5–2.5 mm wide in staminate portion. Pistillate scales ascending, medium to dark brown with paler midvein and hyaline margins, ovate-circular, 1.7–2.7 × 1–1.9 mm, apex obtuse to acute, sometimes shortly mucronate. Staminate scales brown with paler midvein and hyaline margins, oblong-ovate, (2–)2.5–3.7 mm, apex obtuse to acute. Perigynia ascending, white, elliptic-obovate, 2–3 × 1.2–1.8 mm, densely papillose. Achenes elliptic-circular, 1.4–2 × 1–1.5 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting summer.
Habitat: Moist shores, meadows, fens, on base-rich soils
Elevation: 0–1500 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., N.W.T., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Ind., Maine, Mich., Minn., N.H., N.Y., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., Utah, Vt., Wash., Wis., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Peter W. Ball +
Fernald +
Carex aurea var. androgyna +
Carex de Garber +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Ind. +, Maine +, Mich. +, Minn. +, N.H. +, N.Y. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Wash. +, Wis. +  and Wyo. +
0–1500 m +
Moist shores, meadows, fens, on base-rich soils +
Fruiting summer. +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Carex garberi +
Carex sect. Bicolores +
species +