Carex annectens (E.P. Bicknell) E.P. Bicknell

Yellow-Fruited Sedge


CC = 4
CW = -3
MOC = 147

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Family - Cyperaceae, Carex section Multiflorae

Stems - No info. yet.

Carex_annectens_base.jpg Base of stems.

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Leaves - No info. yet.

Carex_annectens_sheath.jpg Leaf sheath.

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Carex_annectens_sheath2.jpg Again.

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Inflorescence - No info. yet.


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Flowers - No info. yet.

Carex_annectens_fruits.jpg Fruits close-up.

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Flowering - May - July.

Habitat - Bottomland prairies, pond margins, roadside ditches, railroad ditches.

Origin - Native to the U.S.

Other info. - This common species can be found throughout Missouri but is less common in the northwest corner of the state. This species, and a few others, are easily recognized by their dense, long inflorescences. These same, similar species, however, can be difficult to distinguish. Many of the these similar species used to be considered varieties of C. vulpinoidea Michx.

Photographs taken at the Peck Ranch Wildlife Refuge, Carter County, MO., 6-13-03.