Carex barrattii Schweinitz & Torrey. Section: [26u] Section 15 Limosae. Barratt's Sedge. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Peaty bogs and marshes, especially in depression ponds, depression swamps, and sinkhole ponds. Dist: CT south to NC (at least formerly), on the Coastal Plain, and disjunct inland in places with many Coastal Plain affinities, as in w. VA (Augusta County), sw. NC (Henderson County, where now apparently extirpated), nw. SC, sc. TN (Coffee and Warren counties), n. GA, and n. AL. Reported for South Carolina by Hill & Horn (1997) and Horn (1999).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)