Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex arenaria Linnaeus. Section: [26j] Section 7 Ammoglochin. Sand Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Moist to dry sandy hammocks; probably introduced from Europe. Dist: In North America, known from DE south to se. NC; also on ballast in OR (Mackenzie 1931-1935). Fernald (1950) considered this plant native in se. VA, and populations of it in Carolina Beach State Park, New Hanover County, NC, certainly appear native.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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