Carex communis L.H. Bailey. Section: [26bbb] Section 39 Acrocystis. Fibrous-rooted Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Dry woodlands and forests, bluffs, rich forests, streambanks. Dist: PE west to MN, south to n. SC, c. GA (Jones & Coile 1988), and AR.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, G, Mi, RAB, S, Tn, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935); > Carex amplisquama – W; > Carex communis – W; > Carex communis var. amplisquama – FNA23, K1, K3, K4; > Carex communis var. communis – Ar, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa