Carex tenuiflora Wahlenb.
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Carex tenuiflora perigynium B. S. Walters perigynium

Sphagnum bogs, coniferous swamps, and peaty shores; apparently rather local but easily overlooked, especially since it may grow intermixed with C. disperma and C. trisperma. All records south of the northernmost Lower Peninsula are old.


Alcona County
Alger County
Alpena County
Bay County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gratiot County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Marquette County
Menominee County
Oakland County
Oscoda County
Schoolcraft County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 7, 2021.