Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willdenow. Section: [26q] Section 12 Ovales. Broom Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Bogs, swamp forests, marshes, seepy ledges, ditches. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to BC, south to GA, MS, and CA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NY, Tn; = Carex scoparia var. scoparia – Ar, F, FNA23, K1, NE, Pa, Va; < Carex scoparia – C, G, GrPl, GW1, RAB, W