Carex oligocarpa Schkuhr ex Willdenow. Section: [26ee] Section 22 Griseae. Eastern Few-fruited Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Rich forests, over calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: MA west to MN, south to FL and TX. C. oligocarpa sensu stricto is in SC (P. McMillan, pers. comm., specimen at CLEMS).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Tx, Va, W; = Carex oligocarpa var. oligocarpa – Ward (2012a); < Carex oligocarpa – RAB, S, Mackenzie (1931-1935)