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Carex shortiana Dewey. Section: [26vv] Section 35 Shortianae. Short's Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Calcareous bottomlands, moist forests, and meadows. Dist: PA, s. ON, IL, and IA, south to w. VA, e. TN, AR, and OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = n/a – Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW

Heliophily: 6

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷

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