Carex sartwelliana

Olney

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 396. 1868.

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Carex yosemitana L. H. Bailey
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 496. Mentioned on page 491, 492.

Plants cespitose; rhizomes short. Culms central, trigonous, 45–130 cm, smooth. Leaves: basal sheaths reddish purple-tinged, pubescent; ligules 3–17 mm; blades green, M-shaped, 4–9 mm wide, pubescent on both blade surfaces and apex of inner band of distalmost sheaths. Inflorescences 4–17 cm; proximal 3–4 (–5) spikes pistillate, ascending; distal spikes erect; terminal spike staminate. Pistillate scales lanceolate to ovate, apex acute, pubescent abaxially, ciliate. Perigynia ascending to spreading, greenish to brown, sometimes purplish tinged on beak, prominently 2-ribbed and faintly 6–10-veined, broadly ovoid, 2.3–3.7 × 1.2–1.8 mm, pubescent; beak 0.4–1 mm, ± hyaline, friable, ± irregularly bidentulate or erose, ciliate.


Phenology: Fruiting Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Moist to wet meadows and open forests, lakeshores, stream banks
Elevation: 1200–2600 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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"lengthofbody" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Carex sartwelliana"
trigonous +
smaller +
A. A. Reznicek +  and Paul M. Catling +
shortened +
reddish purple-tinged +
rounded +
erose +  and bidentulate +
straight +
emarginate +  and bidentate +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
m--shaped +
4mm;9mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
involute +  and channeled +
red tinged +
trigonous +
45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br /> (130 cm1,300 mm <br />1.3 m <br />) +
with awn +  and acuminate +
1200–2600 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Moist to wet meadows and open forests, lakeshores, stream banks +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (17 cm170 mm <br />0.17 m <br />) +
staminate +, prophyllate +, pedunculate +  and pistillate +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
pubescent;,;glabrous +
septate-nodulose +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
purplish tinged +, greenish +  and brown +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.37 cm3.7 mm <br />0.0037 m <br />) +
ascending +  and spreading +
0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
Fruiting Jun–Aug. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
adventitious +
basal +  and proximal +
lanceolate;ovate +
ladder-fibrillose +
shorter or longer +
septate-nodulose +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex yosemitana +
Carex sartwelliana +
Carex sect. Paludosae +
species +
plant +  and cespitose +