Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Carex albicans Willdenow ex Sprengel var. albicans . Section: [26bbb] Section 39 Acrocystis. White-tinged Sedge, Architectural Sedge. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Dry woodlands, forests, and clearings. Dist: ME west to IL, and OK, south to DE, NC, SC, n. GA (Jones & Coile 1988), TN, and MO.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE; = Carex albicans – NY, Pa, Tn, Va; = Carex artitecta – GrPl, RAB, W, Mackenzie (1931-1935); = Carex nigro-marginata var. muhlenbergii – G; > Carex artitecta var. subtilirostris – F; < Carex varia – S

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