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Teacher's Sedge - Carex praeceptorum


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Caespitose in small tufts. Stems erect, 7–30 cm. Leaves basal and cauline; blades 1–3 mm wide. Inflorescence of 3 to 5 sessile, overlapping to clustered spikes; lower bract short. Spikes 4–8 mm long, all similar; female flowers above male. Perigynia ascending, green, ovate, 1.5–2 mm long with an indistinct, slightly serrate beak <0.5 mm long; stigmas 2. Female scales medium brown with a lighter midvein and hyaline margins, shorter but as wide as the perigynia. Achene 2-sided, filling the perigynium (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to CA, NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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