Carex conoidea Willd.
Common Name: BEAUTY SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Moist, usually sandy meadows and prairie remnants.

An occasional (especially immature) specimen of C. tetanica might be keyed here, if the perigynia are not clearly tapered at the base and thought to be impressed-nerved; C. conoidea has strongly rough-awned pistillate scales, a very scabrous inflorescence axis, and is cespitose.

Locations

Bay County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Livingston County
Mecosta County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 18, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=936.