Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex festucacea Schkuhr ex Willdenow. Section: [26q] Section 12 Ovales. Fescue Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Bottomland forests, depression ponds and swamps, wet meadows. Dist: VT west to MN, south to GA, Panhandle FL, AL, MS, LA, and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, WH3; < Carex festucacea – G, GW1, RAB, W, (also see C. straminea)

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