Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex lutea LeBlond. Section: [26xx] Section 37 Ceratocystis. Golden Sedge. Phen: May. Hab: Wet pine savannas shallowly underlain by coquina limestone, with open canopy of Taxodium ascendens, Pinus palustris, and Liriodendron tulipifera. Dist: Endemic to Pender and Onslow counties, NC (where associated with other narrow endemics, such as Thalictrum cooleyi and Allium species 1, and other rare species, such as Plantago sparsiflora, Parnassia caroliniana, Rhynchospora thornei, and others), e. SC (Francis Marion NF) and Panhandle FL (discovered in 2021).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Derieg et al (2013), LeBlond et al (1994); = n/a – RAB

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Ward, Scott | Original Image ⭷