Carex baileyi Britton

  • Authority

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

  • Family

    Cyperaceae

  • Scientific Name

    Carex baileyi Britton

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 222 [Carex lurida Wahlenb.], but seldom over 6 dm; main lvs 1–2 dm × 2–4 mm; ligule rounded, little if at all longer than wide; pistillate spikes 8–13 mm thick; perigynia 5–7 mm, the slender beak equaling or longer than the body; achene 1.5–2 mm. Swamps, woods, and wet meadows; N.H. to Va., Ky., and Tenn., chiefly in the mts.