Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex sparganioides Muhlenberg ex Willdenow. Section: [26d] Section 4.0 Phaestoglochin. Bur-reed sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Dry to moist, usually nutrient-rich forests. Dist: ME, ON, MN, and SD south to GA, AR, and KS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, F, FNA23, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = Carex sparganioides var. sparganioides – C, G

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