Carex fissa Mackenzie var. aristata F.J. Hermann. Section: [26c] Section 3 Multiflorae. Phen: Late May. Hab: Wet pine savannas, roadside banks and ditches. Dist: Extreme se. SC (Jasper Co.), s. GA (Clinch County) (Carter, Baker, & Morris 2009; Sorrie 1998b) south to c. peninsular FL, west to FL Panhandle and s. MS (Bryson et al. 1996).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Probably a species distinct from C. fissa.
Synonymy: = FNA23, GW1, K1, K3, K4, WH3; = n/a – RAB; < Carex fissa Mack. – Mackenzie (1931-1935)