Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0013016
Occurrence ID (GUID): 497235fd-4a4d-4a90-a419-effb4d513b8a
Taxon: Carex elynoides Holm
Family: Cyperaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2019-03-04)
ID Remarks: Orig. det. "Carex or Kobresia" by H.G. Barclay, 1951.
ID References: Sedges of Colorado (Wingate 2017).
Collector: Barclay, Harriet G.   51-C-352   
Date: 1951-08-13
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, North Italian Mountain. Ridge below lapis lazuli mine.
38.954681  -106.760539 +-200m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: Approach from NW along mining road
Elevation: 3719-3840 meters Verbatim Elevation: 12200-12600ft.
Habitat: Slope.
Description: Short, caespitose plants with fasciculate leaf bases and narrow (<1mm), involute leaves. Spikes solitary, androgynous, with few (<8) perigynia and obscure male terminal flowers. Perigynia inflated, with tubular, hyaline beak. Stigmas 3.
Reproductive Condition: Fertile
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Record ID: 497235fd-4a4d-4a90-a419-effb4d513b8a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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