Carex laevivaginata (Kük.) Mack.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Carex laevivaginata (Kük.) Mack.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 34 [Carex stipata Willd.]; sheaths not cross-corrugated, not prolonged, the mouth distinctly concave and thickened; spike shorter and less compound, 2–5 × 1–1.5 cm, green or somewhat stramineous at maturity; perigynia 4.9–6.2 (avg 5.2) mm, usually less than a third as wide. Wet woods; Mass. to Mich. and Minn., s. to n. Fla., Ala., and Mo.