Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex pallescens Linnaeus. Section: [26ii] Section 24 Porocystis. Pale Sedge. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Grassy balds at high elevations, other grassy openings. Dist: Circumboreal (in ne. North America and n. Eurasia); in North America ranging from NL (Newfoundland), QC, and MN, south to w. NC, e. TN, and MI.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); > Carex pallescens var. neogaea – F

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