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Carex lupulina Muhl. ex Willd.
HOP SEDGE
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Carex lupulina Muhl. ex Willd.
hop sedge

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General Information
Symbol: CALU4
Group: Monocot
Family: Cyperaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species . Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, MD. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 440. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
CALUP Carex lupulina Muhl. ex Willd. var. pedunculata A. Gray
CAMA18 Carex √ómacounii Dewey

Classification

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae – Sedge family
Genus Carex L. – sedge
Species Carex lupulina Muhl. ex Willd. – hop sedge

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395. Carex lupulina Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 4(1): 266. 1805.

Carex houblon

Plants loosely cespitose or not, short-rhizomatous. Culms solitary or not, erect, 20—100(—130) cm. Leaves 4—8; basal sheaths reddish to brownish; sheath of distal leaf (1.3—)1.7—10(—25) cm; ligules triangular, 3.5—18 mm; blades 15—64 cm × 4—15 mm. Inflorescences 4—40 cm; peduncles of proximal spikes 0.5—20 cm, basal 2 peduncles 1—20 cm apart of terminal spike 0.5—6(—7) cm, shorter than or exceeding distal pistillate spike by 2 cm or less; bracts leafy, sheaths 0.5—15 cm, blades 13—55 cm × 3—11 mm. Spikes: proximal pistillate spikes (1—)2—5, distal spikes usually ± crowded, ascending, densely (4—)8—80-flowered, ovoid to cylindric, 1.5—6.5 × 1.3—3 cm; terminal staminate spikes 1(—2), 1.5—8.5 cm × 1—5 mm. Pistillate scales 1—7-veined, lanceolate to lanceolate-ovate, 6—15 × 1—2.7 mm, apex acute to awned, awns rough, to 6 mm. Anthers 3, 3—5.5 mm. Perigynia ascending, strongly 13—22-veined, ± stipitate, lance-ovoid, 11—19 × 3—6 mm, shiny, glabrous; beak conic, 6—10 mm. Achenes stipitate, rhomboid, flat to concave faces, angles smoothly thickened, not pointed or nobbed, 3—4(—4.5) × 1.7—2.6(—2.8) mm; style same texture as achene.

Fruiting late spring—summer. Wet, deciduous or mixed swamp forests, forest openings, wet meadows; 0—700 m; N.B., N.S., Ont., Que.; Ala., Ark., Conn., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Occasional specimens have been seen that appear to be sterile hybrids of Carex lupulina with C. retrorsa or C. lurida.

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Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
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© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
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© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3391 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3392 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3394 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3395 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3396 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3397 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Common Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 1111 1234 3398 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Carex lupulina
Carex lupulina
Hop Sedge
ID: 0000 0000 1216 0127 [detail]
© 2016 Ryan Batten

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