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Carex albursina E. Sheldon. Section: [26bb] Section 19 Laxiflorae. White Bear Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Nutrient-rich cove forests (and less commonly in drier forests), over mafic or calcareous rocks. Dist: VT and s. QC west to MN, south to SC (P. McMillan pers. comm. 2003, specimen at CLEMS), nw. GA, MS (Dorey & Bryson 2016), and AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Naczi (1999b) reports a chromosome number of n = 22.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA23, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = Carex laxiflora Lam. var. latifolia Boott – G

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