Carex assiniboinensis W. Boott
Common Name: ASSINIBOIA SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge
Status: T

Moist, open forests, especially along floodplains. A distinctive species, forming colonies by unique, long (to 2 m) tip-rooting stolons with reduced, reflexed leaf blades. The perigynia are hard-walled and number only ca. 3–8 per spike. First collected by S. P. Voice in Gogebic Co. in 1980.

Locations

Dickinson County
Gogebic County
Iron County
Menominee County
Ontonagon County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=909.