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Carex tonsa,
tonsa sedge

Family Cyperaceae
Carex tonsa growth habit

Carex tonsa- pistillate and stamenate flowers, Mason County, MI, April 2010
May be called Carex rugosperma var. tonsa, or Carex umbellata var. tonsa. The leaves are very stiff, and the entire plant is less than 3 inches tall. Pistillate and staminate flowers on the same stem, peryginia nestled deep in the leaves

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