Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex albicans Willdenow ex Sprengel var. australis (L.H. Bailey) J. Rettig. Section: [26bbb] Section 39 Acrocystis. Southern White-tinged Sedge, Bellow's-beak Sedge. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Dry woodlands. Dist: Se. VA south to ne. FL and FL Panhandle, west to AR, OK, TX, and Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, WH3; = Carex emmonsii var. muhlenbergii – Rettig (1989a); = Carex physorhyncha – F, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935), misapplied

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