WIS : VP
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0187877WIS
Taxon: Carex emoryi Dewey ex Torr.
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: Zimmerman, James H. (1969)
Collector: Neess, John C.   785   
Date: 1943-05-12
Verbatim Date: 1943-05-12
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, ESTABROOK PARK
Habitat: Soil silty or sandy-moist to wet depending on season, shady, recieving only occasional sun. Assoc.: many Cyperacae, Typha latifolia, Alnus serrulata, Iris versicolor, Salix, Cornus, mosses-Hypericum sp. Common in locality but sparsly flowering. 26-30cm high. Rootstock thick and tough-perennial. Increase by runners, thus growing in elongate clumps not hummocks. Leaves 20-30cm long; 4-5mm wide. Bright green, not paler below. Culm trigonous, also bright green. Sheaths glaucous, becoming indunated. Not fibrous below. Pistillate spikes 1-2, occasionally 3, many being pistillate on upper half of spike only, 2.6-3.8cm long, light yellow in color when full flowering spikes sessile, lowest subtended by long accuminate bract almost equalling culm, 9.5-10.5cm long. Scales lanceolate, green with dark brown margin. Pistils plumose, white.
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Record Id: 567516a7-1ed4-4ef8-8bbc-e3115429ad97
Occurrence ID (GUID): 45e19d62-bee9-4017-a427-a84590bf4724
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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