Carex blanda Dewey
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 1
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Moist or upland forests, especially river bottoms, beech-maple stands, and ravines, less common under oaks; also in meadows, thickets, and sometimes swamps. Carex blanda is often weedy in yards and disturbed, shaded habitats in southern Michigan. Occasional sterile hybrids with C. laxiflora occur.

Locations

Allegan County
Alpena County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clinton County
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Huron County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Isabella County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oscoda County
Saginaw County
Sanilac 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=919.