Carex viridula var. elatior

(Schlechtendal) Crins

Canad. J. Bot. 67: 1058. 1989.

Common names: Long-stalked yellow sedge
Illustrated
Basionym: Carex flava var. elatior Schlechtendal Fl. Berol. 1: 477. 1823
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 527. Mentioned on page 521.

Culms 2–85 cm. Leaves of flowering-stems much shorter than culms, to 19 cm × 1–5.4 mm; ligules of distal cauline leaves truncate or rounded. Inflorescences: peduncles of terminal staminate spikes to 25 mm; proximal pistillate spikes 1–4, 5.4–11 mm wide; terminal staminate spikes 5.1–25.3 × 1.3–3.6 mm. Perigynia (2.7–) 3.2–4.5 × 1–2 mm; beak forming an angle of (5–) 15–40 (–58) ° with body. Achenes 1.2–1.8 × 0.9–1.4 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Moist to wet fens and runnels, on lime-rich soils, maritime in North America
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Que., Europe (from Norway and w Russia to France and Greece)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"/10" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
trigonous +
smaller +
0.9mm;1.4mm +
0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br /> (0.31 cm3.1 mm <br />0.0031 m <br />) +
, +  and contracted +
William J. Crins +
(Schlechtendal) Crins +
shortened +
tapering +  and rounded +
Carex flava var. elatior +
straight +
bidentate +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.21 cm2.1 mm <br />0.0021 m <br />) +
v--shaped +  and septate-nodulose +
0mm;20mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
ascending +  and appressed +
scale-like +  and leaflike +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br />) +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
Long-stalked yellow sedge +
arcuate +  and straight +
round +  and trigonous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (85 cm850 mm <br />0.85 m <br />) +
N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Que. +  and Europe (from Norway and w Russia to France and Greece) +
0–500 m +
open +, pistillate +  and staminate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Moist to wet fens and runnels, on lime-rich soils, maritime in North America +
truncate +  and concave +
prophyllate +  and pedunculate +
multi-ranked +, 2-ranked +, 3-ranked +  and alternate +
0cm +  and 19cm +
rounded;truncate +
basal +  and cauline +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.54 cm5.4 mm <br />0.0054 m <br />) +
pale hyaline +, hyaline +  and pale +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br /> (0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br />) +
yellow +  and dark olive +
0.32 cm3.2 mm <br />0.0032 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Fruiting Jul–Aug. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
rounded-trigonous +, ovoid +, , +  and obovoid +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
long-sheathing +  and leaflike +
cuspidate +  and acute +
short-pedunculate +  and sessile +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.75 cm17.5 mm <br />0.0175 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
Canad. J. Bot. +
adventitious +
staminate +  and pistillate +
reddish-brown +  and pale-brown +
0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br /> (0.52 cm5.2 mm <br />0.0052 m <br />) +
basal +  and proximal +
lanceolate;ovate +
0.7mm;2mm +
cylindric +
Illustrated +
0.54 cm5.4 mm <br />0.0054 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
deciduous +
2-3(-4)-fid +
Carex viridula var. elatior +
Carex viridula +
variety +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.36 cm3.6 mm <br />0.0036 m <br />) +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
plant +  and cespitose +