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Carex cryptolepis Mackenzie. Section: [26xx] Section 37 Ceratocystis. Yellow Sedge. Phen: Jun-Aug. Hab: Acid, boggy sites. Dist: NL west to MN, south to NJ, NY, s. OH, c. IN, and ne. IL.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Mi, NY, Derieg et al (2013), LeBlond et al (1994); < Carex cryptolepis Mack. – C, FNA23, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, NE, Pa; < Carex flava L. var. fertilis Peck – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 7

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
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