[Sedges: The Genus Carex in Mt. Adams Country]

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge

Carex inops ssp. inops

Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina

Inflorescence of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina) - Inflorescence of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

The photo above showsa close-up of the inflorescence of long-stolon sedge as photographed on open slopes along the Crofton Ridge Trail #93 to the east of Crofton Creek in the Mt. Adams Wilderness..........August 22, 2008. Note the bristle-like bract below the lowest spike that is shorter than the inflorescence.

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

Long-stolon sedge as photographed on open balds along the Buck CreekTrail #54 at the northern rim of the White Salmon River canyon, Mt. Adams, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........May 29, 2020.

Perigynia of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina) - Perigynia of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)
The 2 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia of long-stolon sedge as photographed on open slopes along the Crofton Ridge Trail #93 to the east of Crofton Creek in the Mt. Adams Wilderness...........August 22, 2008. The perigynia of this species are obovoid in shape and pubescent as seen from the photos. 3 stigmns would normally be present.

Perigynia of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina) - Inflorescence of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina) - Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

Long-stolon sedge as seen along the South Climb Trail about a half mile uphill from Cold Springs Campground, Mt. Adams Wilderness........August 17, 2017.

Inflorescence of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina) - Inflorescence of Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

Long-stolon sedge observed along the Willard Springs Trail at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.......June 3, 2019.

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

Another view of the inflorescence.

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

The photo above shows long-stolon sedge as photographed on open slopes along the Crofton Ridge Trail #93 to the east of Crofton Creek in the Mt. Adams Wilderness.........August 22, 2008.

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina, Carex verecunda, Carex vespertina)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of long-stolon sedge as seen along open forest slopes along the Pacific Crest Trail within the mile west of the junction with the Stagman Ridge Trail #12 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness..........September 13, 2008.

Paul Slichter