Smallwing Sedge, Small-winged Sedge
Synonyms: Carex festivella, Carex limnophila, Carex macloviana ssp. festivella, Carex macloviana var. microptera, Carex microptera var. crassinervia, Carex microptera var. limnophila
Additional close-ups of the perigynia and inflorescences of smallwing sedge in vernally moist meadows in Summit Prairie, Malheur National Forest..........August 2, 2011. The site is more towards the outer edges of the prairie at a slightly higher elevation than many of the other moist prairie sedges.
Smallwing sedge seen in vernally moist meadows along the main east-west access road through the Bickleton Ridge Unit of the Klickitat Wildlife Area, northwest of Bickleton, WA.........May 28, 2017.
Additional close-ups of the perigynia and inflorescences of smallwing sedge in vernally moist meadows in Summit Prairie, Malheur National Forest.........August 2, 2011. Note the venation on both surfaces of the perigynia which are wider towards the middle than at the base........Or could this be Carex pachystachya?
Samples of smallwing sedge collected in the riparian zone at the upper trailhead for the Lake Creek Trail #3018, Umatilla National Forest..........July 24, 2012.
Close-ups of mature perigynia and the mature inflorescence of smallwing sedge as seen in the same vernally moist meadows at a later date in Summit Prairie, Malheur National Forest..........August 20, 2011.
Mature perigynia and a mature inflorescence of smallwing sedge as seen in vernally moist meadows at Lick Creek Campground, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.......August 14, 2018.
Inflorescence of smallwing sedge as seen along Indian Creek, northwest corner of Big Summit Prairie, Ochoco National Forest.......May 27, 2018.