Carex albicans var. albicans

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Synonyms: Carex artitecta Carex emmonsii muhlenbergii Carex varia
Found in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 541.
FNA23 P132 Carex novae-angliae pg 541.jpeg
Rhizomes ascending to erect, 0–5(–30) mm. Staminate spikes 8.4–11.1 × 1–1.8 mm; staminate scales from median portion of spike 2.9–3.7 × 1–1.4 mm, with weak or strong midrib usually not reaching apex of scale, usually without teeth on midrib. Perigynia 2.5–3.3 × 0.9–1.1 mm; beak with apical teeth 0.2–0.3 mm. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Fruiting mid Apr–early Jun.
Habitat: Mostly acidic, dry soils of sandstone and granite, also calcareous regions, wooded slopes, sandstone ridges, woodland clearings, in partial shade of deciduous forests, under cedars
Elevation: 50–800 m

Distribution

N.S., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorWilliam J. Crins + and Jeff H. Rettig +
Elevation50–800 m +
HabitatMostly acidic, dry soils of sandstone and granite, also calcareous regions, wooded slopes, sandstone ridges, woodland clearings, in partial shade of deciduous forests, under cedars +
IllustratorSusan A. Reznicek +
PhenologyFruiting mid Apr–early Jun. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymCarex artitecta +, Carex emmonsii muhlenbergii + and Carex varia +
Taxon nameCarex albicans var. albicans +
Taxon parentCarex albicans +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 23 +