(2612.) C. Sitchensis, Prescott, (1831); Hook.,. II., 220.

A very fine and remarkably distinct species, growing in profusion on many parts of the Pacific coast. Along the Fraser River, at Lad-ner's Landing, B C. (Fletcher.) Marshes near Alert Bay, Vancouver Island. (Dawson.) In meadows and by lakes and streams; common at Cedar Hill, Goldstream, Somenos, Shawnigan Lake, Nanaimo, Qualicum, Horne Lake, and Alberni, on the west coast of Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Puget Sound, and Sitka. (Hooker, Fl.)

(2613.) C. Barbarae, Dew. Bot. Mex. Bound. 231, (1858.)

C.Schottil, Dew. Bot. Mex. Bound. 231, (1858.)

C. Prescottiana, Olney, Bot. King's Exp. V., 369, (1871.)

Wet ground near Victoria, Vancouver Island. (Fletcher.) Abundant in wet meadows by lakes and marshes, at Cedar Hill, Goldstream, Chemainus, Nanaimo, Qualicum, and Alberni, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Shores of Burrard Inlet, Vancouver city, B.C. (Prof. Fowler.) Port Etches, Alaska. (Barclay.)

(2614.) C. maritima, Muller, Fl. Dan. t. 793; Hook., Fl. II., 219.

C.paleacea, Wahl. Köngl. Acad. Handl. XXIV., 164, (1802.) Salt marshes around the coasts of the maritime provinces. Newfoundland. (Reeks.) Annapolis, N.S. (Burgess.) Marshes at Truro, N.S; Salt Lake, Ellis Bay, and Rivičre de Brig, Anticosti; Gaspé Basin, and Fox River, Gaspé coast, Q. (Macoun.) Bridgetown, N.S. (Prof. Fowler.) Salt marshes, Molus River, and Lancaster, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Rupert House, James Bay. (J. M. Macoun.) Hudson Bay. (Hooker, Fl.) Temiscouata, St. Lawrence River. (Pringle.) Couetatchou-Manicoua-gan, Q. (St. Cyr.)

(2615.) C. crinita, Lamarck, Dict, de Bot. III., 393,

(1789); Pursh, Fl. L, 38, (1814); Hook., Fl. II., 219, (1840.)

C. crinita,, var. paleacea, Dew. Sill. Journ. X., 270, (1826.) C. Mitchelliana, M. A. Curtis, Sill. Journ. XLIV., 84, (1843 ) C. crinita,var. minor, Boott, Ill. 18. C. pendula, Sommers, Cat. Nov. Scotia Plants.

Rather uncommon in low meadows and by streams, growing in clumps. Brigus, and Topsail, Newfoundland. (R. Bell.) Pictou, N.S. (McKay.) Near Bedford, N.S. (Sommers, Cat.) By brooks at Truro, and Windsor, N.S. (Macoun.) Along rills and brooks, at Kouchibouguac, and Norton, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) St. Sauveur, near Quebec. (St. Cyr.) Vicinity of Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Common at Prescott, Ont. (Billings.) Abundant in moist places by brooks, Argenteuil Co., Q. (D' Urban.) St. Andrews, Montreal. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Richelieu Swamp, Q. (C. F. McCrea.) Tadousac, Saguenay River, Q. (A. T. Drummond.) Rather common in central Ontario, in large tufts at Canniffton, Hastings Co., Ont. (Macoun.) Near Hamilton, Ont. (Logic) Low grounds, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman.) Canada to Norway House. (Hooker, Fl.)

Var. gynandra, Schwein. & Torr., Mon. 360, (1824.) C. gynandra, Schweinitz, An. Tab. (1823.)

Apparently confined to the eastern provinces. Campbellton, N.B. (Chalmers.) Tobique River, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Grand Vallée, Gaspč coast, Q (Macoun.)

(2616.) C. podocarpa, E. Brown, App. Frankl. Narr., Ed. II., 36; Hook., Fl. II., 224.

C. macrochaeta, C. A. Meyer, (1830); Hook., Fl. II., 219. C. speclabilis, Dew. Sill. Journ. XXIX., 248, (1836.)

A. very remarkable species and easily distinguished by the long thread-like awns of the scales. Mountains of British America to Alaska.

(Bailey.) Stikine River. (Cowley.) Lewes River, lat. 62°, N.W.T. (Dawson.) Port Etches, Alaska. (Barclay.) Sitka, and Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Ounalashka, and Sitka. (Rothr. Alask.)

* * Stigmas III.

t Perigynium beakless or short-beaked, the orifice entire, emarginate, or bidentate.

‡ Perigynium smooth.

(2617.) C. Magellanica, Lamarck, Dict, de Bot. III., 385, (1789.)

C. irrigua, Smith; Hook., Fl. II., 224, (1840.)

C. limosa, var. irrigua, Wahl. Köngl. Acad. Handl. XXIV, 162, (1803.)

C. limosa, var. irrigua, Wahl. Fl. Lap. 243, (1812.)

C paupercula, Michx, Fl. I., 172, (1803.)

C. lenticvlaris, Dew. Sill. Journ. VII., 273, (1823.) In peat bogs, Newfoundland. (La Pylaie.) Labrador. (McGill Coll. Herb.) In peat bogs near Point Pleasant, and at the head of the North West Arm, Halifax, N.S.; bog near North Sydney Mine, Capo Breton. (Macoun & Burgess.) Peat bogs, Kent Co.; Lily Lake, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Nepisiquit Lake, N.B. ([lay.) Salt Lake, Ellis and English bays, Anticosti; Mount Albert, Gaspé, Q. (Macoun.) Thunder River, Q. (St. Cyr.) All peat bogs near Ottawa; not common. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Swamp near Heck's Mills, Prescott, Ont. (Billings.) Common in bogs throughout central Ontario, and westward to Red Bay, Lake Huron; and north-westerly to Michipicotin, and Red Rock, and around Port Arthur, Lake Superior. (Macoun.) Bogs, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman.) Cranberry marsh, Port Colborne, Lake Erie. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Lake Mistassini, N.E.T. (J. M. Macoun.) Swamps on Mount Mark, Vancouver Island. (Macoun.) Norway House, Lake Winnipeg. (Hooker, Fl.)

(2618.) C. rariflora, Smith, Engl. Bot. t. 2516; Hook., Fl. II., 224.

C. limosa, var. rariflora, Wahl. Köngl. Acad. Handl. XXIV., 162, (1803.) Salt Lake, Anticosti, in a peat bog, 1883. (Macoun.) Ouatchechou, Q. (St. Cyr.) South Twin Island, James Bay. (J. M. Macoun.) Labrador. (Miss Brodie vide, McGill Coll. Herb.) Labrador. (Allen. Storer.) Lake Mistassini; Fort Franklin, Mackenzie River, lat. 64°. (Hooker, Fl.) Greenland. (Lange.)

(2619.) C. limosa, Linn. Sp. Pl. 977, (1753); Hook., Fl. II., 224.

C. laxa, Dew. Sill. Journ. XXVI., 376, (1834.)

C. limosa, var. Painei, Dew. Sill. Journ. (2d Ser.) XXIX., 71.

Peat bogs, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, especially northward.

In the "Old Moat" at Louisburg, Cape Breton; in bogs at the head of North West Arm, Halifax, N.S. (Macoun.) Peat bogs, Richibucto, Bass River, N. B. (Fowler, Cat.) Kendriek's Lake, N. B., 1882. (Vroom.) Miscou Island, N.B. (Hay.) Trout Lake, Charlotte Co.; Portage Lake, Westmoreland Co., KB. (Brittain.) Salt Lake, Anti-costi; Mount Albert, Shickshock Mountains, Gaspé, Q. (Macoun.) Bogs, near Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Peat bog, five miles north of Colborne, Northumberland Co.; marsh, Red Bay, Lake Huron; and marsh at Red Rock, Lake Superior; also at the mouth of the Kaminis-tiqua, near Port Arthur, Thunder Bay. (Macoun.) Mossy bog, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman.) Marsh at Port Colborne. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Moose Factory, James Bay. (Cottar & Dr. Hayden.) Hudson Bay, near Fort Severn. (J. M. Macoun.) Not uncommon in peat bogs and marshes, from the Kananaskis westward through the Rocky Mountains to Roger's Pass, in the Selkirk Mountains, B.C.; bogs near McLeod's Lake, B.C., lat. 55°. (Macoun.) Rocky Mountains; Sitka, and North West coast. (Hooker, Fl.) Sitka. (Rothr. Alask.)