Carex caroliniana Schweinitz. Section: [26ii] Section 24 Porocystis. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Floodplain forests, depression swamps, less commonly in mesic to dry-mesic forests. Dist: NJ, PA, MO, and OK south to SC, e. GA, and TX; apparently disjunct in Panhandle FL and adjacent sw. GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Mackenzie (1931-1935)