Carex hirtifolia

Mackenzie
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 37: 244. 1910.
Common names: Carex à feuilles poilues
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Carex pubescens Muhlenberg ex Willdenow Sp. Pl. 4(1): 281. 1805,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 490. Mentioned on page 466, 487.

Culms 25–60 cm, scabrous distally, pilose. Leaf blades to 4–8 mm wide. Spikes: lateral spikes in distal 1/2 of stem, 5–17(–22) × 4–6 mm; terminal spikes 8–20 × 1.8–3 mm. Pistillate scales 3-veined, obovate-circular, 3–5 × 1.2–2.5 mm, apex acuminate, proximal scale almost as long as perigynia, with awn 0.5–2 mm. Perigynia 3.5–5 × 1.5–1.8 mm. Achenes sessile, 2.5–2.8 × 1.2–1.5 mm. 2n = 50.


Phenology: Fruiting late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Thickets, lowland forests, forested slopes
Elevation: 0–1000 m

Distribution

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N.B., N.S., Ont., Que., Conn., Del., D.C., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.H., N.J., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Carex pubescens +
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0–1000 m +
Thickets, lowland forests, forested slopes +
Fruiting late spring–early summer. +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Carex hirtifolia +
Carex sect. Hirtifoliae +
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