[The Sedge Family in Mt. Adams Country]

The Sedges of Mt. Adams Country

The Genus Carex

Unidentified Sedge f : Possibly Bladder Sedge: Carex utriculata ?

Photos of unidentified Sedges from Mt. Adams:

1. Unidentified Sedge d

2. Unidentified Sedge e

3. Unidentified Sedge f

4. Unidentified Sedge j

5. Unidentified Sedge k

6. Unidentified Sedge l

7. Unidentified Sedge m

8. Unidentified Sedge n


Ample-leaved Sedge, Big-leaf Sedge: Carex amplifolia -

Widefruit Sedge: Carex angustata -

Water Sedge: Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis -

Sitka Sedge: Carex aquatilis var. dives -

Northern Cluster Sedge: Carex arcta -

Slender-beak Sedge, Long-bract Sedge: Carex athrostachya -

Golden Sedge: Carex aurea -

Brewer's Sedge: Carex breweri -

Brown Sedge: Carex brunnescens ssp. brunnescens -

California Sedge: Carex californica -

Gray Sedge: Carex canescens ssp. canescens -

Constance's Sedge: Carex constanceana -

Dewey's Sedge: Carex deweyana -

Softleaf Sedge: Carex disperma -

Bristly Sedge, Muricate Sedge, Prickly Sedge, Star Sedge, Stellate Sedge: Carex echinata ssp. echinata (Synonyms: Carex angustior, Carex echinata var. echinata, Carex muricata, Carex ormantha) -

Engelmann's Sedge: Carex engelmannii -

Different Nerve Sedge: Carex epapillosa (Carex heteroneura var. epapillosa ? ) -

Greensheathed Sedge, Green-sheath Sedge Carex feta (Synonym: Carex straminea var. mixta) -

Fragile-sheathed Sedge: Carex fracta -

Elk Sedge: Carex geyeri -

Hall's Sedge, Oregon Sedge: Carex halliana (Synonym: Carex oregonensis) -

Hood's Sedge: Carex hoodii -

Sheep Sedge, Small-head Sedge: Carex illota -

Long-stolon Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (C. pensylvanica var. vespertina) -

Jones' Sedge: Carex jonesii -

Smooth-stem Sedge: Carex laeviculmis -

Slender Woolly Sedge, Woollyfruit Sedge: Carex lasiocarpa -

Lakeshore Sedge: Carex lenticularis var. lipocarpa -

Sierra Hare Sedge, Little Hare Sedge: Carex leporinella -

Mud Sedge, Quagmire Sedge: Carex limosa -

Woodrush Sedge: Carex luzulina var. ablata -

Merten's Sedge: Carex mertensii (Synonym: Carex columbiana) -

Smallwing Sedge: Carex microptera -

Many-rib Sedge: Carex multicostata -

Spikenard Sedge: Carex nardina var. hepburnii -

Nebraska Sedge: Carex nebrascensis -

Alpine Nerved Sedge, Veined Sedge: Carex neurophora -

Black Alpine Sedge: Carex nigricans -

Thick-headed Sedge: Carex pachystachya -

Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita - (Not found above 4000'.)

Dunhead Sedge, Alpine Hare Sedge: Carex phaeocephala -

Clustered Field Sedge, Blackcreeper Sedge: Carex praegracilis -

Presl's Sedge: Carex preslii -

Pyrenaean Sedge: Carex pyrenaica ssp. pyrenaica -

Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii -

Ross's Sedge: Carex rossii -

Rocky Mountain Sedge, Mountain Sedge, Sierra Alpine Sedge: Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa (Synonyms: Carex campylocarpa, Carex campylocarpa ssp. affinis, Carex gymnoclada, Carex scopulorum var. scopulorum)-

Short-beak Sedge: Carex simulata - (Not found above 4000.)

Showy Sedge: Carex spectabilis (Synonyms: Carex invisa, Carex nigella, Carex spectabilis var. superba, Carex tolmiei, Carex tolmiei var. invisa) -

Awl-fruited Sedge: Carex stipata var. stipata - (Not found above 4000'.)

Shasta Sedge: Carex straminiformis -

Brown Sedge, Brown-headed Sedge: Carex subfusca -

Bladder Sedge: Carex utriculata -

Foetid Sedge: Carex vernacula (C. foetida ?) -

Inflated Sedge: Carex vesicaria -


Showy sedge (Carex spectabilis) and black alpine sedge (Carex nigricans) growing together next to a small meadow pool about one-quarter mile southeast of the southern lateral moraine to Mazama Glacier...................July 19, 2009.

Showy sedge (Carex spectabilis) and black alpine sedge (Carex nigricans) growing together next to a small meadow pool about one-quarter mile southeast of the southern lateral moraine to Mazama Glacier...................July 19, 2009.

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