Carex houghtoniana Dewey
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex houghtoniana habitat R. Routledge habitat

Sandy, gravelly, or rocky open ground, ranging from moist sites such as shores, swamps, borders, and clearings to very dry sites such as jack pine plains, sandy blowouts, and dune ridges. Stimulated by disturbance, so often along roads and railroads, and spreading by strong rhizomes, but individual colonies are short-lived.


Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Baraga County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Crawford County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Houghton County
Iosco County
Iron County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Leelanau County
    Only on Fox Islands
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Montmorency 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 27, 2021.