Carex albicans var. emmonsii

(Dewey ex Torrey) Rettig

Sida14: 133. 1990

Basionyms: Carex emmonsii
Found in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 542. Mentioned on page 541.
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Rhizomes ascending to erect, 0–5(–20) mm. Staminate spikes 5–8.5 × 0.8–1.3 mm; staminate scales from median portion of spike 2.8–4 × 0.6–1.9 mm, midrib prominent, usually elevated and extending to apex of scale, usually with small teeth (15X). Perigynia 2.3–3.3 × 0.8–1.2 mm; beak with apical teeth 0.1–0.3 mm. 2n = 40.

Phenology: Fruiting early May–mid Jun.
Habitat: Mesic to rich moist soils on slopes in partial shade of hardwoods, occasionally in drier sites of sandy loam under mixed hardwood-pine, in richer soils than other varieties
Elevation: 50–900 m

Distribution

N.B., N.S., Ont., Que., Ark., Conn., Del., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Mo., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorWilliam J. Crins + and Jeff H. Rettig +
BasionymCarex emmonsii +
Elevation50–900 m +
HabitatMesic to rich moist soils on slopes in partial shade of hardwoods, occasionally in drier sites of sandy loam under mixed hardwood-pine, in richer soils than other varieties +
IllustratorSusan A. Reznicek +
PhenologyFruiting early May–mid Jun. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameCarex albicans var. emmonsii +
Taxon parentCarex albicans +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 23 +