Carex digitalis var. macropoda

Fernald

Rhodora 40: 400, plate 511, figs. 3, 4. 1938.

IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 446. Mentioned on page 445.

Widest leaf 2–2.9 (–3.5) mm wide. Inflorescence: longest peduncle of staminate spike (6.3–) 8.1–15.9 cm; terminal spike usually surpassing bract blade of distal lateral spike. Perigynia 7–10-veined, 2–3.4 mm, apex barely excurved.


Phenology: Fruiting spring.
Habitat: Mesic to dry-mesic, deciduous or mixed deciduous-evergreen forests, mixed soils
Elevation: 0–400 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., La., Md., Miss., Mo., N.C., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br /> (0.28 cm2.8 mm <br />0.0028 m <br />) +
smaller +
1mm;1.6mm +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.33 cm3.3 mm <br />0.0033 m <br />) +
Charles T. Bryson +  and Robert F. C. Naczi +
Fernald +
shortened +
light-brown;white +
tapering +
tapering +
0.5-1.3(-1.8) times as tall as tallest flowering culm +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (44 cm440 mm <br />0.44 m <br />) +
m--shaped +
1-3.5 times wider than bract blades;0.8mm;5mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (11.4 cm114 mm <br />0.114 m <br />) +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
purple +  and brown +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (52 cm520 mm <br />0.52 m <br />) +
ascending +  and erect +
round +  and trigonous +
0.5mm;1mm +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
0–400 m +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
1 +  and 2 +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Mesic to dry-mesic, deciduous or mixed deciduous-evergreen forests, mixed soils +
prophyllate +, pedunculate +  and pistillate +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
6.3 cm63 mm <br />0.063 m <br /> (8.1 cm81 mm <br />0.081 m <br />) +
8.1 cm81 mm <br />0.081 m <br /> (15.9 cm159 mm <br />0.159 m <br />) +
brown tinged +  and hyaline +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (3.7 cm37 mm <br />0.037 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (10.2 cm102 mm <br />0.102 m <br />) +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.42 cm4.2 mm <br />0.0042 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br />) +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
Fruiting spring. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
bladeless +  and leaflike +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
drooping +, ascending +  and erect +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
adventitious +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.36 cm3.6 mm <br />0.0036 m <br /> (0.55 cm5.5 mm <br />0.0055 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.36 cm3.6 mm <br />0.0036 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
oblong;keeled +
1mm;1.5mm +
cylindric +
concave +  and plane +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (8.7 cm87 mm <br />0.087 m <br />) +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
linear;linear-clavate +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
slender +
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plant +  and cespitose +
2mm +  and 2.9mm +