Carex leptonervia (Fernald) Fernald
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Usually in rich deciduous or mixed forests, but occasionally in cedar swamps (sometimes marly) and bogs; apparently continues to thrive in disturbed areas and clearings.

The edges of the bract sheaths are usually strongly but minutely serrulate. The pistillate scales are occasionally obtuse, although usually at least some of them are short-awned.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Iosco County
Iron County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=996.