Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex biltmoreana Mackenzie. Section: [26aa] Section 18 Paniceae. Biltmore Sedge. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: In thin soils on medium to high elevation granitic domes and other sloping rock outcrops, often dominant in thin-soil herbaceous mats wet by seasonal and post-rainfall seepage, and also occurring in adjacent woodlands under open to nearly closed canopy of Quercus spp., Fraxinus americana, Carya glabra, and Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana. Dist: Endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA (Rabun and Towns counties)

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA23, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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