TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Carex debilisMichx.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
White Edge Sedge

Cyperaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: var. rudgei: Dry or damp gravelly woodlands and thickets, in neutral or calcareous soils; scarce. June. Caroline; Turkey Hill; meadow s.e. of Etna (D.); near Freeville Bog (D.!); Lake Como; Marl Cr., Marl Pond woods (D.); Dryden-Lansing Swamp (D.); Bear Swamp (D.). Newf. to Wis., southw. to N.C. This plant, so common on the Coastal Plain from Mass. to N.J., grows there in sandy acid soils, while here it is found mostly in calcareous soils. Two separate plants may be involved. Dudley has recognized two varieties, which cannot now be distinguished.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Carex debilis (this list may be incomplete)
 Dryden, in woods on east slope of Beam Hill, 11 Jul 1948, Clausen & Rogerson 7268 (BH 3630);
 Dryden, Freeville Bog, 15 Jun 1919, Eames & Wiegand 11668 (BH 3631);
 one mile north of West Dryden, pasture, 25 Jul 1920, Wiegand 13431 (BH 3632);

SPECIMENS OF Carex debilis var. Rudgei
 Freeville, 26 Jul 1881, Dudley (BH 6187);
 Caroline, 1.5 miles north of Caroline Center, dry field, hilltop, 13 Jul 1919, Eames & Wiegand 11666 (BH 6186);

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