Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex gracillima Schweinitz. Section: [26ff] Section 23b Hymenochlaenae. Graceful Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Moist ravine and slope forests, floodplains of rivers and large creeks. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MB, south to SC (Gaddy et al. 1984), n. GA, AL, and n. AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); > Carex gracillima var. gracillima – F

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