Carex scoparia Willd.
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Moist open ground: sandy shores, stream borders, meadows and wet fields, borders of swamps, thickets, ditches, marshes, temporary ponds in forests; rarely in dry sand or peaty ground. A common species, but mostly in sandy, and often acidic soils.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Barry County
Bay County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1047.