Carex elynoides

T. Holm

Amer. J. Sci. 159: 356. 1900.

IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Carex filifolia var. miser L. H. Bailey Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 122. 1887,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 568. Mentioned on page 566, 567.

Culms round or trigonous, filiform, wiry, angles proximal to spike blunt or sharp, 5–22 cm, ± equaling leaves. Leaves: basal leaf-sheaths only slightly fibrillose when old; blades bright green, involutecylindric, quill-shaped, 3–18 cm, 0.2–0.6 mm wide near base. Spike 8–20 × 2–5 mm; staminate portion 4–8 (–10) mm. Proximal pistillate scales pale redbrown or golden brown with white or gold margins, broadly obovate, 2–4 (–4.7) × 1.7–3.3 mm excluding awns, apex obtuse to awned. Staminate scales redbrown with white margins and pale midstripe, oblongovate, apex obtuse. Perigynia 3–9, appressed to ascending, white, usually with golden brown to redbrown area near beak and/or near base, obovate (or elliptic), 2.5–4.4 × 1.2–2 mm, body usually glabrous or sparsely hirsute near base of beak; beak 0.4–0.8 (–1) mm, style base not conspicuously exserted from beak; rachilla absent. Achenes obovate to ovate, 1.5–2.7 (–3) × (1–) 1.2–1.5 mm. Stigmas ± brown.


Phenology: Fruiting spring–summer.
Habitat: Meadows, dryish areas with subsurface moisture
Elevation: 100–3800 m

Distribution

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Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., N.Mex., Utah, Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Carex elynoides"
0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br />) +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br />) +
obovate;ovate +
1.2mm;1.5mm +
golden brown;redbrown +
Joy Mastrogiuseppe +
T. Holm +
shortened +
rounded +  and tapering +
Carex filifolia var. miser +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
puberulent +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
bright green +
quill--shaped +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +  and 18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br /> (?) +
0.2mm;0.6mm +
hirsute +  and glabrous +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
filiform +, trigonous +  and round +
Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Utah +  and Wyo. +
100–3800 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Meadows, dryish areas with subsurface moisture +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
white +  and gold +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.44 cm4.4 mm <br />0.0044 m <br />) +
appressed +  and ascending +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Fruiting spring–summer. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Amer. J. Sci. +
adventitious +
staminate +  and pistillate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.47 cm4.7 mm <br />0.0047 m <br />) +
redbrown +, golden brown +  and pale redbrown +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
obovate +
1.7mm;3.3mm +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
sharp;blunt +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (22 cm220 mm <br />0.22 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex elynoides +
Carex sect. Filifoliae +
species +
plant +  and cespitose +