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Carex pallescens Linnaeus. Section: [26ii] Section 24 Porocystis. Pale Sedge. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Grassy balds at high elevations, other grassy openings. Dist: Circumboreal (in ne. North America and n. Eurasia); in North America ranging from NL (Newfoundland), QC, and MN, south to w. NC, e. TN, and MI. C. pallescens is reported to occur on Big Bald, Unicoi County, TN, immediately adjacent to the NC line (Churchill et al. 1992).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, FNA23, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = n/a – RAB; > Carex pallescens L. var. neogaea Fernald – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily: 9

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