Carex aurea Nuttall. Section: [26z] Section 17b Bicolores. Phen: Late May-Jul. Hab: Wet calcareous sites, prairies, swamps, shores, and disturbed areas. Dist: NL west to AK, south to NY, nw. PA, s. OH, s. IN, s. IL, MN, KS, TX, NM, AZ, and CA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Circumscribed to exclude Carex garberi Fernald.
Synonymy: = F, FNA23, GrPl, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa; < Carex aurea Nutt. – C, G, Il, Tx