Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex striata Michaux var. brevis L.H. Bailey. Section: [26oo] Section 28 Paludosae. Walter’s Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Pocosins, limesink ponds, small depression ponds, clay-based Carolina bays, acid peaty swamps, wet savannas (dominated by Pinus serotina and/or Taxodium ascendens). Dist: E. MA south to SC.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Va; = Carex walteriana var. brevis – F, G; < Carex striata – NE, NY; < Carex walteriana – GW1, RAB, S, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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