Carex anthoxanthea

J. Presl & C. Presl

in C. B. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 1: 203. 1828.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 528. Mentioned on page 529.

Plants not cespitose, long-rhizomatous. Culms 5–40 cm. Leaves flat, straight, 1.5–2.5 mm wide. Spike pistillate, or staminate, or, rarely, androgynous. Pistillate scales shorter than to equaling the perigynia, beak and distalmost body of perigynia exposed, apex obtuse to cuspitate. Perigynia 3–4 mm, distal margins smooth; beak tip dark.

Phenology: Fruiting Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Bogs, wet meadows
Elevation: 10–1000 m


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B.C., Yukon, Alaska, Wash., Eurasia [Russian Far East (Chukotka)].


Selected References


Lower Taxa