Chicago Botanic Garden
Catalog #: 8321
Taxon: Carex pensylvanica Lam.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Uyen Dias, J. Epting, S. Masi   450   
Date: 1996-05-30
Verbatim Date: 1996-5-30
Locality: United States, Illinois, Cook, Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve.
Location Remarks: Powderhorn Lake Forest Preserve, Hegewisch (Chicago): Brainard Ave. Path leading northeast of lake.
Habitat: Growing in full sun of somewhat degraded sandy ridge of blackoak savanna
Associated Species: Quercus alba, Q. velutina, Galium aparine, Carex sp., Equisetum sp., Smilacina racemosa, S. stellata, Rosa multiflora, Claytonia virginica, Panicum virgatum, Monarda fistulosa
Description: Abundant turf of clumped individuals. Wiry culms with separate spikelets of male and female flowers
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Record Id: 381f392d-34df-4ae7-9512-6e823ae501d1
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