Carex prairea Dewey ex Alph. Wood. Section: [26b] Section 2 Heleoglochin. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Calcareous fens and spring marshes, wet prairies, marshes, bottomlands. Dist: QC west to YT, south to NJ, w. VA, OH, NE, MT, and BC.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Va, Mackenzie (1931-1935)