Carex mesochorea Mackenzie. Section: [26d] Section 4.0 Phaestoglochin. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Mesic to dry forests and woodlands, dry grassy areas. Dist: MA, ON, and NE south to GA, AL, and TX. First reported for South Carolina by Hill & Horn (1997).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, F, FNA23, Il, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = Carex cephalophora Muhl. ex Willd. var. mesochorea (Mack.) Gleason – C, G, GrPl; < Carex cephalophora Muhl. ex Willd. – RAB, Tx, W