Carex anthoxanthea

J. Presl & C. Presl in C. B. Presl

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

Illustrated
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

Distribution

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

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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trigonous +
smaller +
awned +  and cuspidate +
David F. Murray +
J. Presl & C. Presl in C. B. Presl +
shortened +
tapering +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
v--shaped +  and thread-like +
0mm;20mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
pale-brown +
round +  and trigonous +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
B.C. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Wash. +  and Eurasia [Russian Far East (Chukotka)] +
10–1000 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Bogs, wet meadows +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
straight +
basal +  and cauline +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Fruiting Jun–Aug. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
in C. B. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. +
adventitious +
persistent +
basal +  and proximal +
2-keeled +
cylindric +
Illustrated +
staminate +  and pistillate +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
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Carex sect. Circinatae +
species +
plant +  and not cespitose +