Carex stipata Muhlenberg ex Willdenow var. maxima Chapman. Section: [26a] Section 1b Vulpinae. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Marshes, ditches, sloughs, alluvial forests, cypress-gum forests. Dist: NJ south to c. peninsular FL, west to TX, north in the interior to s. MO, s. IN, w. TN, and w. KY, primarily on the Coastal Plain.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: The validity of this variety needs additional study.
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va; = Carex uberior (C.Mohr) Mack. – S, Mackenzie (1931-1935); < Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. – GW1, Il, Tx, W, WH3