Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex superata Naczi, Reznicek, & B.A. Ford. Section: [26kkk] Section 44 Phyllostachyae. Limestone Forest Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Calcareous forests and woodlands. Dist: Sc. NC, nc. SC, sw. VA, sc. KY, and ne. MS, south to Panhandle FL and s. AL. Reported for sw. VA (as C. willdenowii var. megarrhyncha) by Wieboldt et al. (1998).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Tn, Va, WH3; < Carex willdenovii – C, G, S, Mackenzie (1931-1935), orthographic variant; < Carex willdenowii – F, RAB

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