Carex lutea LeBlond. Section: [26xx] Section 37 Ceratocystis. Phen: May. Hab: Wet pine savannas shallowly underlain by coquina limestone, with open canopy of Taxodium ascendens, Pinus palustris, and Liriodendron tulipifera, also more acid substrates in Panhandle FL, where in wet pineland ecotones between sandhills and small stream swamps. Dist: Known from isolated locations in NC, SC, and FL. Originally thought to be endemic to Pender and Onslow counties, NC (where associated with other narrow endemics, such as Thalictrum cooleyi and Allium species 1, and other rare species, such as Plantago sparsiflora, Parnassia caroliniana, Rhynchospora thornei, and others), but discovered in 2021 in e. SC (Francis Marion NF) and Panhandle FL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See LeBlond et al. (1994) for additional information.
Synonymy: = FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Derieg et al (2013), LeBlond et al (1994); = n/a – RAB