Carex communis var. amplisquama

(F. J. Hermann) Rettig

Novon 6: 117. 1996.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Carex amplisquama F. J. Hermann Rhodora 57: 158. 1955
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 540. Mentioned on page 536, 539.

Pistillate scales 3.4–4.8 × 1.4–1.8 mm, apex usually awned, exceeding perigynia. Perigynia 2.7–3.7 × 1.2–1.7 mm; beak 0.5–1.1 mm, apical teeth 0.1–0.5 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting late Apr–mid May.
Habitat: Moist, wooded slopes, clearing edges, in deep rich soils, in partial shade of hardwood forests
Elevation: 200–1500 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
0.14 cm1.4 mm <br />0.0014 m <br /> (0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br />) +
globose;obovoid round +
1mm;1.4mm +
0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
glabrous +  and pubescent +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
William J. Crins +  and Jeff H. Rettig +
(F. J. Hermann) Rettig +
shortened +
rounded +  and tapering +
not fibrous +
Carex amplisquama +
ciliate-serrulate +
straight +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.11 cm1.1 mm <br />0.0011 m <br />) +
v--shaped +
2mm;4.5mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
brown +  and red +
round +  and trigonous +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
Ga. +  and S.C. +
200–1500 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Moist, wooded slopes, clearing edges, in deep rich soils, in partial shade of hardwood forests +
prophyllate +, pedunculate +, staminate +, , +  and pistillate +
0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br /> (0.37 cm3.7 mm <br />0.0037 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br />) +
Fruiting late Apr–mid May. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
scale-like +  and filiform +
reddish-brown +  and purplish brown +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
adventitious +
pale-brown +  and dark reddish-brown +
0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br /> (0.48 cm4.8 mm <br />0.0048 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
elliptic;obovate +
1.4mm;1.8mm +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.31 cm3.1 mm <br />0.0031 m <br /> (1.55 cm15.5 mm <br />0.0155 m <br />) +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.97 cm9.7 mm <br />0.0097 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex sect. Montanae +
Carex communis var. amplisquama +
Carex communis +
variety +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
stoloniferous +  and rhizomatous +
plant +  and cespitose +