[Sedges: The Genus Carex East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Raynold's Sedge

Carex raynoldsii

Synonym: Carex lyallii

Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Raynold's sedge as seen along the North Loop Road about one-half mile uphill from Jackman Park, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon......August 31, 2011.

Female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Perigynia of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Raynold's sedge as seen along the North Loop Road about one-half mile uphill from Jackman Park, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon.......August 31, 2011. The dark brown perigynia is from Carex illota.

Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Raynold's sedge beginning to bloom around Jackman Park, Steens Mountain of southeastern Oregon........June 2, 2012.

Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Lateral female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - perigynia of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Raynold's sedge as seen along the shoreline around Hoffer Lake, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.........July 25, 2013.

Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Close-up of the inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Close-up of a female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Additional close-ups of the male and female spikes of Raynold's sedge as seen on sagebrush and open coniferous forest slopes at the base of Table Rock, Monument Rock Wilderness........August 3, 2011. The 3 stigmas can be clearly seen in several of the photos.

Perigynia of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)
The photo above shows a close-up of the perigynia and their subtending scales of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams........August 22, 2008.

Female spikes of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

The photo above shows another close-up of the inflorescence of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams..........August 22, 2008.

Leaf blade of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

The photo above shows a close-up of the distinctly, centrally pleated leaf of Raynold's sedge. Photographed in meadows near where the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 crosses Crofton Creek on the southern slopes of Mt. Adams.........August 22, 2008.

Perigynia of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) -- Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

Female spike of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

The 6 photos seen directly above show close-up views of what appears to be Raynold's sedge as seen along Shorthorn Creek in wet meadows along Shorthorn Creek on the south side of Mt. Adams.........August 24, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged version.

Perigynia of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii) - Inflorescence of Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii (Synonym: Carex lyallii)

The 3 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia and inflorescence of Raynold's sedge as seen in moist meadows along the Round the Mt. Trail #9 on Mt. Adams...........September 5, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged version.

Paul Slichter