Carex davisii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex davisii Schwein. & Torr.
Common NameDavis' sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Boone (KY), Bourbon (KY), Campbell (KY), Hardin (KY), Harrison (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Oldham (KY), Trigg (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Montgomery (TN), Overton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: VDB, APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100052719 Boone Kentucky 03 Jun 1978 John W. Thieret
50374
EKY
Carex davisii
31234100052743 Marshall Kentucky 22 May 1975 Raymond Athey
3024
EKY
Carex davisii
31234100052735 Madison Kentucky 31 May 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-333
EKY
Carex davisii
BEREA003381 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Carex davisii
BEREA003383 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Carex davisii
BEREA003384 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex davisii
BEREA003382 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Carex davisii
31973000009986 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009984 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009983 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009989 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009981 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
TENN-V-0063285 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex davisii
APSC0059856 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
31234100052727 Lewis Kentucky 22 Jun 1996 Rudy A. Gelis
M2-1249
EKY
Carex davisii
BEREA003385 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex davisii
31973000009987 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009988 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009982 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009990 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
31973000009985 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex davisii
TENN-V-0053449 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Carex davisii
APSC0059850 Livingston Kentucky 30 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0059851 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0059852 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0050178 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0077482 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0064909 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex davisii
N/A Livingston Kentucky 17 May 1977 Raymond Athey
3702
APSC
Carex davisii
UCHT042109 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
UCHT042081 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
UCHT038619 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
UCHT042095 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
BRIT159748 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
BRIT159750 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
BRIT159745 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
BRIT159747 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
APSC0110734 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0082975 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0091239 Bourbon Kentucky 28 May 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0059855 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Carex davisii
APSC0037338 Livingston Kentucky 17 May 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex davisii
UCHT038620 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
UCHT042108 Overton Tennessee
UCHT
Carex davisii
BRIT159749 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
BRIT159746 Tennessee
VDB
Carex davisii
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