Carex plantaginea Lamarck. Section: [26dd] Section 21 Careyanae. Phen: Mar-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
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)