Carex hirta Linnaeus. Section: [26pp] Section 29 Carex. Hab: Dry sandy areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia. The report of C. hirta for NC (Burk 1961, RAB) is based on a misidentification of C. pumila (Reznicek 1993).
Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia
Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Mackenzie (1931-1935)