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

Woolly Sedge

Carex pellita

Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia

Inflorescence of Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonym: Carex lanuginosa)

Close-up of several lateral female spikes and the terminal male spike of woolly sedge as seen at Steptoe Butte State Park in eastern Washington.........June 22, 2009. Note the densely hairy perignia of this species.

Perigynia of Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonym: Carex lanuginosa) --- Perigynia of Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonym: Carex lanuginosa)

Close-ups of the hairy perigynia of woolly sedge as seen at Steptoe Butte State Park in eastern Washington..........June 22, 2009. 3 stigmas can be seen on the perigynia in the upper right corner of the photo at left.

Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia) - Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia) - Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia)

Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia) - Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonyms: Carex lanuginosa, Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia)

What might be woolly sedge blooming in vernally inundated meadows at Panakanic in western Klickitat County..........Nay 17, 2013. (It may also be Carex lasiocarpa so I'd want to check later in the year as the perigynia mature!)

Inflorescence of Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonym: Carex lanuginosa)

Close-up of several lateral female spikes and the terminal male spike of woolly sedge as seen at Steptoe Butte State Park in eastern Washington.............June 22, 2009. Note the densely hairy perignia of this species.

Paul Slichter