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Carex sterilis Willdenow. Section: [26o] Section 11 Stellulatae. Sterile Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Mafic and calcareous fens and swamps. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to SK, south to sw. VA (Grayson County), ne. TN (formerly), IL, and MO. First reported for VA by Wieboldt et al. (1998).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily ?: 8

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