Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex frankii Kunth. Section: [26uu] Section 34 Squarrosae. Frank’s Sedge, Cattail Sedge. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Bottomland forests, other wet to moist forests and disturbed areas. Dist: W. NY and s. ON west to MI and se. NE, south to GA, AR, and OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

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

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