Carex merrittfernaldii Mackenzie. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Dry sandy and other acid places. Dist: NB west to MB, south to NY (Long Island), n. OH, s. WI, and MN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: The spelling is to be corrected by removal of the hyphen, following the ICNafp Shenzhen Code (Turland et al. 2018).
Synonymy: = Carex merritt-fernaldii – FNA23, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY; < Carex brevior (Dewey) Mack. ex Lunell – C