Carex lucorum Link
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex lucorum B. S. Walters

Usually in dry sandy ± open aspen, pine, or oak savannas or barrens; in sterile, acidic soils and often in fire influenced habitats. Only occasionally growing with C. pensylvanica. Generally a coarser, stiffer plant than C. pensylvanica, with the culm scabrous below the inflorescence, but not always safely distinguishable without mature perigynia.


Alcona County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Crawford County
Delta County
Grand Traverse County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Lake County
Leelanau County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Wayne County
Wexford County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. July 27, 2021.