Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex cherokeensis Schweinitz. Section: [26ff] Section 23a Hymenochlaenae. Cherokee Sedge, Wolftail Sedge. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Predominantly in moist, rich, calcareous or subcalcareous forests, though introduced populations are not restricted to such settings. Dist: Se. NC, nw. SC, sw. NC, nc. TN, se. MO, and OK, south to n. peninsular FL, Panhandle FL, and west to e. TX and se. OK; disjunct in the Mountains of VA, where perhaps introduced (Belden et al. 2004).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA23, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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