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Carex schweinitzii Dewey ex Schweinitz. Section: [26qq] Section 30 Vesicariae. Schweinitz's Sedge. Phen: Jun. Hab: Calcareous fens, spring marshes, seeps, wet meadows, bogs. Dist: VT west to n. MI, south to NJ (and MO?); disjunct in NL (Newfoundland).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: The distribution of this species is local and fragmented. Reported occurrences of C. schweinitzii in w. NC are based on misidentification of C. utriculata.

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, S, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily ?: 8

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷

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