Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex crinita Lamarck var. brevicrinis Fernald. Section: [26r] Section 13 Phacocystis. Short-fringed Sedge. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Swamps, wet forests, and a wide range of other wetlands. Dist: MA south to FL, west to TX, north in the interior to KY and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

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

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