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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0283376WIS
Taxon: Carex gravida L.H.Bailey
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Gonzalez-G., Jesus G.; Cochrane, Theodore S.   15510   
Date: 2013-06-30
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Dane, S edge of Black Earth-Rettemund Prairie above Fesenfeld Rd., NW corner of jct. Fesenfeld Rd. with CTH KP, 1.1 mi. (airline distance) due W of Black Earth
Verbatim Coordinates: T08N R06E sec27
Habitat: Lower edge of mowed lane bordering dry-mesic upland prairie, densely growing Bromus inermis dominant, with Medicago sativa, Silene latifolia, & Trifolium pratense, nothing else.
Occurrence Remarks: One clump only, of 6 stems. Repeatedly, I have seen one to few clumps of Carex gravida alongside but not within our Wisconsin prairie remnants, as if the plants had blown in from farther west and were reaching out, trying to gain their natural habitat. Perigynia 4.3--4.7 X 2.0--2.4 mm.
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Record Id: 6aff30ad-67ad-45c8-96c2-09fd1f4a442b
Occurrence ID (GUID): 73b15bb6-1686-4fb5-b6f6-16fbbca2ff55
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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