Carex platyphylla J. Carey
Common Name: BROAD-LEAVED SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge
Status: E

Rich hardwoods, typically on slopes or hummocks; a unique plant with broad, glaucous leaves arranged in a ± flat rosette. This species reaches the westernmost edge of its contiguous range in St. Clair Co., but occurs disjunctly in forests near Lake Michigan (see Cochrane, 2000).

Locations

Berrien County
Leelanau County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1028.