Blackened Sedge, Different-nerve Sedge, Different-nerved Sedge, Smooth-fruit Sedge
Synonyms: Carex atrata, Carex atrata var. erecta, Carex epapillosa, Carex heteronerua, C arex heteroneura var. epapillosa
Different-nerved sedge as seen in mesic meadows near Tiffany Mountain, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest July 28, 2018.
What is probably different-nerved sedge as seen in moist to dry meadows near Tiffany Springs, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest July 29, 2018. At first glance, this appeared to be Carex atrosquama, but the perigynia are not mature enough for positive identification, and this particular site is one known for the rare different-nerved sedge.
Different-nerved sedge as seen in moist to dry meadows near Tiffany Springs (the same location as directly above), Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest July 29, 2018.