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Carex flaccosperma Dewey. Section: [26ee] Section 22 Griseae. Meadow Sedge. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Mesic forests, well-drained bottomlands. Dist: MD and se. VA south to Panhandle FL, west to TX, north in the interior to s. MO and IL.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: {distribution and abundance needing additional herbarium investigation}

Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, FNA23, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, Tn, Va; = Carex flaccosperma Dewey var. flaccosperma – F, Ward (2012a); = n/a – Tat; < Carex flaccosperma Dewey – C, G, GW1, Il, RAB, S, Tx, WH3, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

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

Heliophily ?: 6

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