Carex planispicata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex planispicata Naczi
Common Nameflat-spiked 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: ;
*Average C-Value: 8.6
C value 9
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G4Q (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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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

SynonymFull Citation
Carex grisea var. rigida Carex grisea var. rigida

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: Adair (KY), Barren (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Harrison (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Meade (KY), Monroe (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Simpson (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100064227 Cumberland Kentucky 24 May 1999 Ross C. Clark
24486
EKY
Carex planispicata
31234100064201 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Robert F.C. Naczi
7978
EKY
Carex planispicata
BEREA003721 Rockcastle Kentucky 22 Jun 1989 Neal Denton, Johnny R. Skeese
209
BEREA
Carex planispicata
BEREA003718 Laurel Kentucky 16 May 1987 Ralph L. Thompson
87-359
BEREA
Carex planispicata
31973000010656 Adair Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010666 Pulaski Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010658 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010616 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Naczi, Robert
7978
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010664 Monroe Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010662 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010668 Rockcastle Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010669 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010660 Hardin Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
BEREA003720 Monroe Kentucky 22 May 2008 Ralph L. Thompson
08-404
BEREA
Carex planispicata
BEREA003723 Trigg Kentucky 08 May 2004 Ralph L. Thompson, Derick B. Poindexter
4-414
BEREA
Carex planispicata
BEREA003722 Rockcastle Kentucky 13 Jun 1997 Chris A. Fleming, Amanda N. Allen
AF-49
BEREA
Carex planispicata
BEREA003719 Monroe Kentucky 22 May 2008 Ralph L. Thompson, Ronald L. Jones
08-360
BEREA
Carex planispicata
31973000010657 Barren Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010661 Harrison Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010654 Williamson Tennessee
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010659 Fleming Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010665 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010663 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
31973000010667 Robertson Kentucky
KNK
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050173 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050178 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050170 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050148 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0056601 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050153 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050150 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050163 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0051743 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050171 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050177 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050168 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050176 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050175 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050151 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050169 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050167 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050149 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050154 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050160 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050152 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050159 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050157 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050162 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0056608 Russell Kentucky
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050164 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050161 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050174 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050166 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050158 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050165 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050155 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050179 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050172 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
APSC0036557 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0107026 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036560 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036563 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0064762 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0059752 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0064336 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0056744 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0059755 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0107231 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0064345 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0050778 Van Buren Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0064801 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
TENN-V-0050156 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Carex planispicata
UCHT004193 Cheatham Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
64
UCHT
Carex planispicata
APSC0112985 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0070538 Warren Kentucky 22 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036553 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0092100 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0078410 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0064879 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036561 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0059750 Christian Kentucky 03 May 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0053766 Edmonson Kentucky 04 May 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0037690 Union Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0070537 Warren Kentucky 22 May 1988 Max Medley
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0069952 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0059753 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
BRIT160480 Tennessee
VDB
Carex planispicata
APSC0104127 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036552 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036551 Stewart Tennessee 08 May 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0059754 Trigg Kentucky 27 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0055541 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036562 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0055097 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0036556 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0069953 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex planispicata
APSC0054891 Simpson Kentucky 01 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex planispicata
UOS06847 Van Buren Tennessee 17 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex planispicata
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