Carex brevior (Dewey) Mackenzie ex Lunell. Section: [26q] Section 12 Ovales. Shortbeak Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Prairies, dry forests, and woodland margins. Dist: ME west to BC, south to n. GA, c. TN, MS, TX, Tamaulipas, and AZ.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, W; < Carex brevior – C; < Carex festucacea – GW1, RAB; < Carex reniformis – Tx