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Carex wiegandii . Mack
WIEGANDS SEDGE
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Carex wiegandii Mack.
Wiegand's sedge


General Information
Symbol: CAWI7
Group: Monocot
Family: Cyperaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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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 wiegandii Mack. – Wiegand's sedge

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Maine Wiegand sedge Special Concern
Massachusetts Wiegand's sedge Endangered
Michigan Wiegand's sedge Threatened
New Hampshire Wiegand's sedge Threatened
New York Wiegand's sedge Endangered
Pennsylvania Wiegand's sedge Threatened

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Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL

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91. Carex wiegandii Mackenzie in N. L. Brittion et al., N. Amer. Fl. 18: 108. 1931.

Carex de Wiegand

Culms 10—105 cm. Leaves 3—8 per culm; sheaths tight, inner band hyaline, 4—23 cm, apex concave, ± glabrous; ligules rounded to obtuse, 0.9—2.5 mm; blades plicate, 11—45 cm × 1.7—5 mm, widest leaf 2.8—5 mm wide. Inflorescences (0.8—)1.5—3 cm; spikes 4—6; lateral spikes gynecandrous, 4.5—8 mm, sessile, staminate portion (0—)1—3-flowered, (0—)0.5—2 mm, pistillate portion 5—21-flowered, 3—8 mm; basal 2 spikes 1.3—9.5 mm apart; terminal spike androgynous, 6.1—14.5 mm, staminate portion 5—20-flowered, 2—8.6 × 0.8—1.3 mm, pistillate portion 7—25-flowered, 3—8 × 5—7.3 mm. Pistillate scales ovate, 1.45—2(—2.2) × 1.3—1.9 mm, apex obtuse to acute, sometimes shortly mucronate. Staminate scales ovate, 1.2—2.3 × 1.4—1.8 mm, apex obtuse to acute. Anthers 0.7—1.3 mm. Perigynia spreading to reflexed, green to castaneous, 5—18-veined abaxially, faintly 0—10-veined adaxially, broadly ovate, 2.55—3.75 × (1.25—)1.4—2(—2.1) mm, (1.4—)1.6—2.5 times as long as wide; beak 0.55—1.1(—1.35) mm, 0.25—0.55 length of body, serrulate, teeth 0.2—0.5 mm. Achenes ovate, 1.4—1.9 × 1.1—1.55 mm.

Fruiting late spring—early summer. Bogs, openings in acidic conifer, mixed, or alder swamps, wet acidic sandy or peaty meadows; 0—1300 m; St. Pierre and Miquelon; N.S., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que.; Maine, Mass., Mich., N.H., N.Y., Pa., Vt.

A putative hybrid between Carex wiegandii and C. echinata subsp. echinata has been collected in Michigan.

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