Cymophyllus fraserianus (Ker Gawl.) Kartesz & Gandhi

  • 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

    Cymophyllus fraserianus (Ker Gawl.) Kartesz & Gandhi

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems at anthesis 1–4 dm, obscurely trigonous, covered at base by the overlapping striate sheaths; blade solitary, pale green, thick or coriaceous, oblong-linear, 2–6 dm × 2–5 cm, obtuse or acute, longitudinally striate; pistillate part of spike globose- ovoid, 1 cm thick at maturity; scales round-ovate, half as long as the perigynia; perigynia white, spreading, elliptic-ovoid, 5–6 mm; staminate part of spike short-cylindric, the scales white. Rich mt. woods; s. Pa., Va., and W.Va. to S.C. and Tenn. (Carex f.; C. fraseri)