Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex atlantica L.H. Bailey. Section: [26o] Section 11 Stellulatae. Prickly Bog Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Bogs and seepages. Dist: NS west to MI and nw. IN, south to ne. FL, Panhandle FL, and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = GW1, Va; = Carex atlantica ssp. atlantica – Ar, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, WH3; = Carex atlantica var. atlantica – C, ETx1; < Carex atlantica – Tx; > Carex atlantica – F, G, RAB, S, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); > Carex incomperta – F, G, RAB, S, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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