Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Carex tenera Dewey. Section: [26q] Section 12 Ovales. Slender Sedge, Quill Sedge. Hab: Low forests. Dist: NS west to BC, south to VA, NC, n. GA, ne. TN, MO, KS, WY, and OR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY; = Carex tenera var. tenera – F, FNA23, Pa; < Carex tenera – C, G, GrPl, K1, RAB, Tn

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