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7 results for genus: Carex. section: [26aa] Section 18 Paniceae. More search options
FamilyScientific Name Common NameHabitatDistributionImage
CyperaceaeCarex biltmoreanaBiltmore SedgeIn thin soils on medium to high elevation granitic domes and other sloping rock outcrops, often dominant in thin-soil herbaceous mats wet by seasonal and post-rainfall seepage, and also occurring in adjacent woodlands under open to nearly closed canopy of Quercus spp., Fraxinus americana, Carya glabra, and Juniperus virginiana.Endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA (Rabun and Towns counties)image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex chapmaniiChapman's SedgeEdges of calcareous pine savannas, calcareous slopes and bottomlands, mesic hammocks, stream terraces.Se. NC south to c. peninsular FL, on the Coastal Plain; allegedly disjunct in nc. TN (Chester et al. 1993)image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex lividaBogs and fens.Circumboreal, south in North America to s. NJ, NY, MI, IN, MN, CO, and CA; also disjunct in Panama and South America.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex meadiiMead's SedgeMesic to wet prairies, loess prairies, limestone barrens and glades, open woodlands and savannas over calcareous substrates, on low, moist clayey or loamy soils over mafic or ultramafic rocks (such as diabase or serpentine) or calcareous rocks.S. NY, NJ, MI, and SK, south to nc. SC, nw. GA, sw. LA, se. TX, and CHI.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex polymorphaVariable SedgeDry, acidic ridgetop forests.ME south to MD, VA, and WV.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex tetanicaRigid SedgeMoist forests, calcareous seeps, calcareous fens, wet prairies, wet meadows.MA west to MN, NE, and AB, south to NJ, MD, VA, e. TN (Campbell County; A. Floden, pers. comm.), KY, MO, n. AR, and NE. Reports from NC are all based on misidentifications.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex woodiiWood's SedgeMoist slopes and cove forests over mafic rocks (such as amphibolite), ultramafic rocks (such as olivine), or felsic rocks.NY west to MB, south to NC, nw. SC (Gaddy et al. 1984), n. GA, and MO.image of plant

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