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Carex microdonta Torrey & Hooker. Section: [26cc] Section 20 Granulares. Little-tooth Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Limestone glades, calcareous prairies, Jackson prairies (MS), limestone barrens, and dry Black Belt chalk prairies, including disturbed sites, where often locally dominant. Dist: AL and Panhandle FL west to MO, KS, OK, TX, NM, and AZ.

ID notes: Easily overlooked.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, FNA23, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, S, Tx, WH3, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: FAC

Heliophily: 9

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