Carex austrolucorum (J. Rettig) D.B. Poindexter & Naczi. Section: [26bbb] Section 39 Acrocystis. Appalachian Woodland Sedge. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Xeric to mesic wooded slopes, usually in oak forests and northern hardwood forests. Dist: Sw. VA, s. WV, e. KY south to nw. SC, n. GA and ne. AL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Poindexter & Naczi (2014); = Carex lucorum var. austrolucorum – FNA23, K1, K3, Tn, Va, Rettig (1989a); < Carex lucorum – C, S, Mackenzie (1931-1935); < Carex pensylvanica – W; < Carex pensylvanica var. distans – F, G, RAB, misapplied as to our plants