Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex flava Linnaeus. Section: [26xx] Section 37 Ceratocystis. Yellow Sedge. Phen: Jun. Hab: Calcareous fens and seeps. Dist: Circumboreal, ranging south in North America to NJ, PA, IN, ID, and BC; disjunct in sw. VA (Giles County).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Derieg et al (2013); > Carex flava var. flava – F, G; > Carex flava var. laxior – G

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