Carex rossii Boott

  • 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 rossii Boott

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 101 [Carex deflexa Hornem.], but more densely cespitose, without creeping rhizomes; stems 1–3 dm; staminate spike longer, 5–12(–15) mm; perigynium 3–4.5 mm, its beak 1–1.7 mm, half to fully as long as the body, often strongly bidentate with teeth to 0.6 mm; 2n=36. Dry, rocky, exposed places; Yukon to Calif. and Colo., e. irregularly to Minn. and to Keweenaw Point, Mich.