Carex aestivalis M.A. Curtis ex A. Gray. Section: [26ff] Section 23b Hymenochlaenae. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Northern hardwood forests, northern red oak forests, other dry-mesic to mesic forests and moist rock outcrops at medium to high elevations. Dist: VT south to n. GA, in or near the Appalachians.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)