Carex schweinitzii Dewey ex Schweinitz. Section: [26qq] Section 30 Vesicariae. Phen: Jun. Hab: Calcareous fens, spring marshes, seeps, wet meadows, bogs. Dist: VT west to n. MI, south to NJ (and MO?); disjunct in NL (Newfoundland).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: The distribution of this species is local and fragmented. Reported occurrences of C. schweinitzii in w. NC are based on misidentification of C. utriculata.
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, S, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935)