Carex trichocarpa Willd.
Common Name: HAIRY-FRUITED SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge
Status: SC
Carex trichocarpa A. A. Reznicek

Rare, in open, wet deciduous forests on floodplains, river banks, and floodplain marshes and meadows. 

Not infrequently, colonies are entirely vegetative, but the distinctive tall vegetative shoots (which are true stems with nodes and internodes) with the shiny, thickened, red-purple zone at the sheath apex are distinctive.

Locations

Berrien County
Cass County
Genesee County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Ontonagon 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 15, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1070.