Carex flava Linnaeus. Section: [26xx] Section 37 Ceratocystis. Phen: Jun-Jul. 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). First reported for VA by Wieboldt et al. (1998).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, FNA23, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Derieg et al (2013); > Carex flava L. var. flava – F, G; > Carex flava L. var. laxior (Kük.) Gleason – G