Carex comosa F. Boott. Section: [26qq] Section 30 Vesicariae. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Tidal freshwater and oligohaline marshes, tidal and alluvial swamps, calcareous spring marshes, beaver wetlands, and ditches and other wet disturbed areas. Dist: QC west to MN, south to s. FL, LA, se. OK (Hoagland & Buthod 2012), and ne. TX; disjunct in MIC (Villaseñor 2016); also in w. North America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WH3, Mackenzie (1931-1935)