Carex buxbaumii Wahlenberg. Section: [26s] Section 14 Racemosae. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Bogs, fens, and seepages (especially over calcareous or mafic rocks, but also in very acid sites). Dist: Circumboreal, in North America ranging from NL (Newfoundland) west to s. and w. AK, south to se. VA, w. NC, nw. SC, n. GA (Jones & Coile 1988), c. TN, KY, n. AR, CO, UT, and CA. Reported for South Carolina by Hill & Horn (1997) and Hill (1999).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)