[Sedges: The Genus Carex in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge

Carex hendersonii

Inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

A portion of the female spike of Henderson's sedge as seen at Saddle Mt. State Park in the norther Oregon Coast Range..................May 21, 2009.

Inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Close-ups of the inflorescence of Henderson's sedge as seen at Saddle Mt. State Park in the norther Oregon Coast Range..................May 21, 2009. The photo at left shows a close-up of the male spike with the long yellowish stamens redaily visible. The other 3 photos show the female spike with the 3 stigmas atop each perigynia easily visible. A portion of the leaf sheath is visible in the photo at right center.

Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii -- Leaf sheath of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

The inflorescence (with terminal male spike most visible) and a close-up of the leaf sheath of Henderson's sedge as seen at Saddle Mt. State Park in the norther Oregon Coast Range..................May 21, 2009.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Close-up of the inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Close-up of the inflorescence of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Close-up of the inflated leaf sheath of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii - Close-up of a spike of Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Additional close-up images of the inflorescence and a close-up of the inflated leaf sheath of Henderson's sedge as seen along the Springwater Trail several hundred meters west of Palmblad Avenue in eastern Gresham, OR..................May 24, 2011.

Paul Slichter