Carex echinodes (Fernald) P. Rothr., Reznicek & Hipp
Common Name: SEDGE
Synonym: Carex tenera
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex echinodes A. A. Reznicek

Included in C. tenera in Michigan Flora.

Swamps, bottomland forests along rivers and streams. Often forming large clumps with long, greenish, nodding inflorescences. This species was recognized only recently as distinct from C. tenera (Rothrock, Reznicek, & Hipp, 2009).

Locations

Genesee County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Jackson County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Midland County
Oscoda 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 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=956.