Carex laxiculmisSchwein.
accepted accepted accepted
Spreading Sedge


CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Rich wooded slopes, in humus on gravelly, slightly calcareous soils; locally abundant. June. Michigan Hollow; Fir Tree Swamp, Danby; Beech Woods, Six Mile Creek; South Hill; woods around McLean Bogs; Taughannock Gorge (D.); Ludlowville; Paine Creek glen (D.!); absent on the acid chestnut soils and on the clays. S. Me. to Mich., southw. to Va. and Mo.; a few records on the Coastal Plain.

BH SPECIMENS FOR Carex laxiculmis (this list may be incomplete)

SPECIMENS OF Carex laxiculmis var. copulata
 Town of Enfield, Treman State Park, N of Enfield Creek upstream from Gorge above Lucifer Falls, at base of slope., base of rich forested slope with Acer saccharum dominant in the canopy. With Carex blanda, C. arctata, Solidago flexicaulis, Galium aparine, Ranunculus recurvatus, Podophyllum peltatum, Ageratina altissima., Leaves green, not glaucous., 21 May 2009, Werier 3521 (BH 220110);

SPECIMENS OF Carex laxiculmis var.
 Ithaca, Beech Woods, 6 Jun 1914, Thomas 18989 (BH 2513);
 Freeville, near Mud Creek Swamp, mesic woods, 18 May 1974, Wesley FRW559a (BH 2529);
 Enfield, along inlet south of Enfield Creek, dry wooded bank, 11 Jun 1919, Wiegand 11621 (BH 6471);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, Beech Woods, 4 Jun 1896, Wiegand (BH 2515);
 Ithaca, Beech Woods, 7 Jun 1895, Wiegand (BH 2514);
 Dryden, Round Marshes, Mud Pond, rich bank, 13 Jun 1919, Wiegand & Randolph 11620 (BH 2516);
 Ithaca, south of Van Natta Mill, border of rich woods and field, 6 Jun 1914, Wiegand & Thomas 1890 (BH 6470);


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