[Sedges of Mt. Adams Country]

Spring Sedge, Woodrush Sedge

Carex luzulina

Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis

Inflorescence of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

The photo above shows woodrush sedge as seen in Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams.........August 11, 2008.

Male and female spikes of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

The photo above shows the terminal two spikelets of woodrush sedge. Note that terminal portion of both spikelets is male, while the lower portion of each spikelet is female. Photographed in Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams........August 11, 2008.

Perigynia of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis) - Perigynia of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)
The 2 photos above show close-ups of the perigynia and their subtending scales of woodrush sedge. Photographed in Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams........August 11, 2008.

Female spike of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis) -- Inflorescence of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

The 2 photos above show close-ups of the inflorescence of woodrush sedge. Note the long, slender peduncle on the lowermost spikelet in the photo at right. Photographed in Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams........August 11, 2008.

Female spikes of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)--Female spikes of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)--Perigynia of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)-- Perigynia of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)--Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis) -Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

The 7 photos above show views of woodrush sedge as seen along the Shorthorn Trail #16 in meadows along Shorthorn Creek.........August 24, 2008. Click on each photo to see enlarged versions.

Inflorescence of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis) - Inflorescence of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis) - Female spike of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)- Perigynia of Woodrush Sedge, Spring Sedge: Carex luzulina (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina var. ablata, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

The 4 photos above show close-ups of woodrush sedge as photographed in Swampy Meadows on the western slopes of Mt. Adams.................September 6, 2008. Click each photo to see an enlarged view.

Paul Slichter