Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex aestivalis M.A. Curtis ex A. Gray. Section: [26ff] Section 23b Hymenochlaenae. Summer Sedge. 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

Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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