Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex fraseriana Ker Gawler. Fraser's Sedge, Lily-leaf Sedge. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Cove forests, mostly rather acidic and associated with Rhododendron maximum, at moderate elevations. Dist: A Southern and Central Appalachian endemic: w. MD and s. PA south through w. VA and WV to w. NC, e. TN, nw. SC, and n. GA (Jones & Coile 1988).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Va; = Carex fraseri – WV; = Cymophyllus fraseri – C, F, G, RAB, S, W; = Cymophyllus fraserianus – FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Pa, Tn

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image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Keith Bradley
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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Carex fraseriana, Chestnut Branch, Nantahala National Forest, Clay County, North Carolina 4 by Alan Cressler source
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