Carex praegracilis W. Boott
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Ad P-Sedge

Carex praegracilis staminate clone in highway median A. A. Reznicek staminate clone in highway median

Introduced from the West. Long known from a few localities in the Upper Peninsula (first collected in 1915 in Schoolcraft Co.), but more recently becoming abundant along heavily salted roadsides in southern Michigan (Reznicek & Catling, 1987).

 

Locations

Alger County
Bay County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cheboygan County
Clinton County
Genesee County
Gratiot County
Keweenaw County
Leelanau County
    Only on Fox Islands
Livingston County
Macomb County
Menominee County
Midland County
Ontonagon County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1029.