Carex viridistellata Derieg, Reznicek, & Bruederle
Common Name: SEDGE
Synonym: Carex cryptolepis
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex viridistellata A. A. Reznicek

Included in C. cryptolepis in Michigan Flora.

A newly recognized rare species of rich fens, endemic to the southern Great Lakes region in Michigan, and somewhat to the south in Indiana and Ohio. It resembles robust individuals of C. cryptolepis, but with significantly larger perigynia, these usually with a few teeth on the beaks.


Bay County
Berrien County
Hillsdale County
Huron County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Washtenaw County


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