Carex disjuncta (Fernald) E.P. Bicknell. Section: [26m] Section 9 Glareosae. Phen: Jun. Hab: Bogs, depression ponds, swamps and marshes (including fresh to oligohaline tidal sites), often in disturbed areas. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MN, south to VA, NC, SC, OH, and IN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Maguilla et al. (2015) showed genetic differentiation between samples of this taxon and C. canescens s.s., even with samples gathered sympatric regions, suggesting that at least infraspecific recognition is warranted.
Synonymy: = Carex canescens L. ssp. disjuncta (Fernald) Toivonen – FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Tn; = Carex canescens L. var. disjuncta Fernald – F, G, Pa, RAB, Va; < Carex canescens L. – C, Mackenzie (1931-1935)