Common names: Carex tendre
IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23.

Leaf-sheaths papillose (30X), sometimes sparsely so. Perigynium beak ascending or loosely spreading, 2.8–4 mm, exceeding pistillate scales 0–0.8 mm. 2n = 52, 54, 56.


Phenology: Fruiting late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Dry to moist, open forests and meadows
Elevation: 0–1000 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., N.S., Ont., Que., Sask., Conn., D.C., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.Dak., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis., Wyo.

Discussion

The name Carex straminea has been incorrectly applied at times to C. tenera var. tenera.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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... more about "Carex tenera var. tenera"
56 +, 54 +  and 52 +
smaller +
0.5 +  and 1.3-1.7×0.85-1.1 +
bidentatate +
papillose +
Joy Mastrogiuseppe +, Paul E. Rothrock +, A. C. Dibble +  and A. A. Reznicek +
shortened +
persistent +
clavate +  and tapered +
not enlarged +
ascending +, appressed +  and spreading +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
v--shaped +
1.3mm;2.5mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
Carex tendre +
inconspicuous +
fertile +  and vegetative +
round +  and trigonous +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (90 cm900 mm <br />0.9 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Conn. +, D.C. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.Dak. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +  and Wyo. +
0–1000 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Dry to moist, open forests and meadows +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not prophyllate +, sessile +  and pistillate +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
basal +  and cauline +
0.1mm +  and 0.5mm +
green +  and brown +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
3-7-veined +, veinless +  and 5-7-veined +
spreading +  and ascending +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
erect +  and ascending +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br />) +
0.4mm +  and 0.5mm +
Fruiting late spring–early summer. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
sheathless +  and bristlelike +
0-1(-4) cm;scale-like +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.33 cm3.3 mm <br />0.0033 m <br />) +
Amer. J. Sci. Arts +
adventitious +
pale-brown +  and white-hyaline +
basal +  and proximal +
2-keeled +
herbaceous +  and membranous +
not differentiated +
papillose +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
aggregated +  and distant +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
ovoid;globose +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
2-3(-4)-fid +
prolonged +
papillose +
u--shaped +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.28 cm2.8 mm <br />0.0028 m <br />) +
Carex tenera var. tenera +
Carex tenera +
variety +
ciliate-serrulate +
plant +  and cespitose +