Carex hyalinolepis Steud.

  • 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 hyalinolepis Steud.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 205 [Carex lacustris Willd.]; stems phyllopodic, surrounded by old lf-bases, the lower sheaths scarcely if at all pinkish, seldom filamentose; ligule shorter to slightly longer than wide; mature perigynia 5–8 (avg 6.9) mm, the numerous nerves scarcely elevated, often somewhat impressed, or indistinguishable under a hand-lens. Swamps and marshes; coastal plain from N.J. to Fla. and Tex., n. in the interior to Kans., Ill., Mich., and s. Ont. (C. lacustris var. laxiflora) An apparent hybrid with C. pellita has been called C. ×subimpressa Clokey.