Carex crawei Dewey. Section: [26cc] Section 20 Granulares. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Calcareous barrens and prairies, usually in gravelly areas with ephemeral or periodic seepage. Dist: QC west to BC, south to NJ, w. VA, c. TN, AL, AR, OK, CO, and AZ. First reported for VA by Ludwig (1999).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Naczi (1999b) reported a chromosome number of n = 30.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, S, Tn, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935)