Bolander's Sedge -
Carex deweyana var bolanderi
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Caespitose. Stems ascending to erect, 15–70 cm. Leaves basal and lower-cauline; blades 2–5 mm wide. Inflorescence of 2 to 6 sessile, well-separated to overlapping spikes; lowest bract usually shorter than the inflorescence. Spikes 5–10 mm long, all similar; female flowers above male. Perigynia ascending to spreading, green to tan, narrowly elliptic, 3.5–5 mm long including the 1.5–2 mm long, serrulate beak; stigmas 2. Female scales ovate, hyaline with a green midvein, shorter and as wide as the perigynia. Achene 2-sided, filling the perigynium (
Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX