Carex concinna R. Br.
FamilyCyperaceae — APG family: Cyperaceae
DescriptionLoosely caespitose, with short runners; culms thin, curved, with purplish basal sheaths; leaves dark green, 1-3 mm wide; lowest bract short, with long sheath; spikes approximate, 2-3, sessile or short-peduncled, the apical staminate, the lateral pistillate, subglobose; scales ovate, obtuse, dark brown with green center, ciliate, hyaline-margined; perigynia twice as long as scales, elliptic or obovate, nerveless, pubescent, long-stipitated, with very short, brown beak.
EcologyStony, dry places in forest, preferably in calcareous soil. Described from north-west Canada from 54°N to the Arctic Ocean.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.