Carex sprengelii Spreng.
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Moist to dry forests and thickets, often on river banks; occasionally in open meadows or marshy ground.

Easily recognized in vegetative condition by the dense brown fibers coating the short-creeping rhizome. Plants often form circular patches up to 1 m in diameter, which may in time die out in the center leaving a ring of living shoots.

Locations

Baraga County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Delta County
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Only on Fox Islands
Lenawee County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
St. Clair 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 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1052.