Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex plantaginea Lamarck. Section: [26dd] Section 21 Careyanae. Plantainleaf Sedge, Seersucker Sedge. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Rich cove forests, mostly over mafic or calcareous rocks, montane alluvial forests. Dist: NB west to MN, south to MD, NJ, VA, NC, ne. GA (Jones & Coile 1988), e. TN, c. TN, KY, and s. IN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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