Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex grisea Wahlenberg. Section: [26ee] Section 22 Griseae. Inflated Narrowleaf Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Well-drained floodplain forests, other mesic to dry-mesic forests, especially over base-rich substrates. Dist: NB west to MN and SD, south to VA, TN, MS, LA, and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

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

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