Carex baltzellii

Chapman ex Dewey

Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 3: 355. 1847.

IllustratedEndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 549. Mentioned on page 546, 550.

Culms 15–40 cm. Proximal leaf-blades 20–80 cm × 4–8 mm, smooth, glaucous and finely papillose abaxially, green and scabrid adaxially. Inflorescences with staminate and pistillate flowers on same plant; spikes 3–8; lateral spikes pistillate, often with a few staminate flowers at apex, 1–5 basal, 1–2 distal spikes, 15–45 × 4–6 mm; terminal spikes staminate, usually with a few pistillate flowers at base, 10–40 × 2.5–4 mm. Pistillate scales obovate, 4–5.5 × 2–3.5 mm, rounded or emarginate, apex mucronate to awned. Staminate scales oblanceolate to obovate, 4–6 × 1.9–2.6 mm, apex obtuse and mucronate. Perigynia 4–5 × 1–1.5 mm, yellow-green, apex rounded; beak brown, 0.3–0.5 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting spring.
Habitat: Forests
Elevation: 0–100 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Carex baltzellii"
trigonous +
beaked +  and beakless +
Peter W. Ball +
Chapman ex Dewey +
shortened +
tapering +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
v--shaped +
0mm;20mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
redbrown +  and red-purple +
round +  and trigonous +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +  and Miss. +
0–100 m +
pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Forests +
prophyllate +  and pedunculate +
racemose +  and solitary +
androgynous +  and unisexual +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
stipitate +  and veined +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
Fruiting spring. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. +
adventitious +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
oblanceolate;obovate +
1.9mm;2.6mm +
cylindric +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex baltzellii +
Carex sect. Pictae +
species +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
plant +  and cespitose +