Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex platyphylla Carey. Section: [26dd] Section 21 Careyanae. Broadleaf Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Rich cove forests, mostly over mafic or calcareous rock. Dist: ME and s. QC west to WI, south to , nw. SC, NC, e. TN, and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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