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14 results for genus: Carex. section: [26bb] Section 19 Laxiflorae. More search options
FamilyScientific Name Common NameHabitatDistributionImage
CyperaceaeCarex albursinaWhite Bear SedgeNutrient-rich cove forests (and less commonly in drier forests), over mafic or calcareous rocks. Rich mesic forests further northward.VT and s. QC west to MN, south to SC (P. McMillan pers. comm. 2003, specimen at CLEMS), nw. GA, MS (Dorey & Bryson 2016), ne. AL (S. Ward, pers. obs. 2022), and AR.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex blandaEastern Woodland Sedge, Charming SedgeCove forests, bottomlands, and other mesic, nutrient-rich forests.ME and s. QC west to ND, south to c. GA (Jones & Coile 1988), n. peninsular FL, Panhandle FL, and TX.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex crebrifloraCoastal Plain SedgeBottomland and other nutrient-rich forests.VA, KY, and AR south to n. peninsular FL and Panhandle FL and TX.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex gracilescensSlender Loose-flowered SedgeMoist, nutrient-rich forests, calcareous hammocks.VT and s. QC west to WI, south to SC, AL, LA, and e. TX; disjunct in sw. GA and Panhandle FL.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex ignotaIncognito Sedge, Incognito Lined SedgeMesic slope and ravine forests, upper terraces of floodplains in bottomland hardwood forests.E. SC south to n. FL, west to w. TN, e. TX, and AR.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex kralianaKral's SedgeMesic forests, slightly acidic to circumneutral.MD, WV (Vanderhorst et al. 2019), OH, and IN south to Panhandle FL and TX.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex laxifloraBroad Loose-flowered SedgeIn a wide range of moist to dry, acidic to nutrient-rich forests.NL west to ON, south to GA, FL Panhandle, MS, and LA.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex leptonerviaNerveless Woodland SedgeNutrient-rich forests, such as rich, seepy northern hardwoods forests.NL (Newfoundland) west to MN, south to NJ, PA, IN, and WI, and in the Appalachians south to NC and SC (L.L. Gaddy, pers.comm., 2009).image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex manhartiiBlue Ridge Purple Sedge, Manhart's SedgeCove forests and montane oak-hickory forests, mostly at medium to fairly high elevations, especially over mafic rocks (such as amphibolite) and calcareous rocks (such as marble), but occurring on more acidic substrates as well.Endemic to s. WV, sw. VA, w. NC, nw. SC, ne. GA, and se. TN, in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Once considered very rare, this species is now known to be locally common in portions of sw. NC and adjacent ne. GA. For more information on the VA occurrence, see Belden et al. (2004).image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex ormostachyaNecklace Spike SedgeNorthern hardwood forests.S. Canada south to ME, MA, PA, w. VA (Augusta County), e. WV, n. OH, MI, and WI.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex purpuriferaLimestone Purple SedgeMoist, rich cove forests, at low elevations, over calcareous or mafic rocks.WV (Vanderhorst et al. 2019), w. VA and KY south to n. GA and n. AL, mostly west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, but with scattered disjunct populations on calcareous or mafic sites in the Blue Ridge.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex radfordiiRadford's SedgeVery nutrient-rich, moist cove forests in the Blue Ridge Escarpment region, over calcareous or mafic rocks (especially along the Brevard Fault).Endemic to the Blue Ridge Escarpment of sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex striatulaLined SedgeBottomland and other nutrient-rich forests.CT, se. NY, PA, s. OH, and w. KY south to n. FL, Panhandle FL, and s. MS. Former attribution of a wider distribution to the west (west of the Mississippi River) represents Carex ignota.image of plant
CyperaceaeCarex styloflexaBent SedgeBogs, wet forests, acid stream swamps.CT west to s. OH, south to c. peninsular FL and se. TX.image of plant

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