Carex flexuosa Muhlenberg ex Willdenow. Section: [26ff] Section 23c Hymenochlaenae. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Dry to moist upland forests, openings, grassy balds, granitic domes, rock outcrops. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MN, south to VA and MO, and in the Appalachian Mountains to w. NC and e. TN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Il, S, Tn, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = Carex debilis Michx. var. rudgei L.H.Bailey – C, F, G, K1, K3, NE, RAB; < Carex debilis Michx. – GW1, W; < Carex debilis Michx. var. rudgei L.H.Bailey – FNA23, NY, Pa