Carex vesicaria L.
Common Name: SEDGE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Sedge

Swamps and wet thickets, swales and ditches, marshy or boggy shores and ponds, interdunal pools, often forming large tussocks. The culms are sharply and very scabrous-angled below the inflorescence, in contrast to the bluntly angled and slightly scabrous culms of C. utriculata.


Alger County
Allegan County
Baraga County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iron County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Leelanau County
    Only on Fox Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Ontonagon County
Presque Isle County
Schoolcraft County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 29, 2022.