Carex foenea Willd.
Common Name: SEDGE
Synonym: Carex aenea
Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex foenea A. A. Reznicek

C. aenea of Michigan Flora.

Dry open sandy ground, cut- and burned-over forests, roadsides, less often in moist ground or forested areas. This is a successional species generally appearing after soil disturbance or fire; the nodding coppery or reddish brown inflorescences are a characteristic feature of disturbed sandy soils in northern Michigan.


Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Houghton County
Iron County
Kalkaska County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Midland County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. July 23, 2021.