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)