Carex atlantica subsp. atlantica

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Carex incomperta E. P. Bicknell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 329. Mentioned on page 328.

Culms usually 25–110 cm. Leaves usually 1–4 (–4.5) mm wide, widest usually 1.6–4 (–4.5) mm wide. Inflorescences usually (1.5–) 1.8–5.5 cm; spikes 3–8. Perigynia 2.3–3.8 × 1.5–3 mm, 1.1–1.7 times as long as wide; beak usually 0.6–1.25 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Bogs, acidic swamp forests, wet pinelands, wet, acidic soils
Elevation: 0–1300 m

Distribution

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N.S., Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Miss., Mo., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.19 cm1.9 mm <br />0.0019 m <br />) +
deltate;rhombic-orbiculate +
much smaller +
1mm;1.7mm +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
A. A. Reznicek +
L. H. Bailey +
shortened +
white-hyaline +, hyaline +  and narrow +
clavate +
Carex stellulata var. conferta +
0.23 length of body;0.5 length of body +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.125 cm1.25 mm <br />0.00125 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
inconspicuous +
v--shaped +
0.4mm;4mm +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
0.8mm +  and 5mm +
round +  and trigonous +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (110 cm1,100 mm <br />1.1 m <br />) +
N.S. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–1300 m +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Bogs, acidic swamp forests, wet pinelands, wet, acidic soils +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br /> (5.5 cm55 mm <br />0.055 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (24 cm240 mm <br />0.24 m <br />) +
sessile +  and pistillate +
0.31 cm3.1 mm <br />0.0031 m <br /> (1.31 cm13.1 mm <br />0.0131 m <br />) +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
rounded +  and obtuse +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.37 cm3.7 mm <br />0.0037 m <br />) +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
(0-)1-12-veined +  and 6-13-veined +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.21 cm2.1 mm <br />0.0021 m <br />) +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.38 cm3.8 mm <br />0.0038 m <br />) +
spreading +  and reflexed +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Fruiting late spring–early summer. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
4-38-flowered +, pistillate +, 2-21-flowered +, staminate +, 3-40-flowered +  and 10-flowered +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.44 cm4.4 mm <br />0.0044 m <br /> (0.75 cm7.5 mm <br />0.0075 m <br />) +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
adventitious +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
ovatelanceolate;ovate +
0.8mm;1.4mm +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex incomperta +
Carex atlantica subsp. atlantica +
Carex atlantica +
subspecies +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.48 cm4.8 mm <br />0.0048 m <br /> (2.37 cm23.7 mm <br />0.0237 m <br />) +
0.015 cm0.15 mm <br />1.5e-4 m <br /> (0.045 cm0.45 mm <br />4.5e-4 m <br />) +
plant +  and cespitose +
0.8mm +  and 4mm +