These are images from a slope on the opposite side of the bottomlands from the University Lake dam. This is good reasonably-mature forest with a distinct band of nearly pure Carex picta in the transitional area from the slope to the top of the ridge.

Carex picta on the slope in spring, 4/11/04. The flowers are serviceberry, Amelanchier.

Carex picta on the slope in early summer, 5/8/04.

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