Carex normalis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex normalis Mack.
Common Namegreater straw 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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 4.7
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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

SynonymFull Citation
Carex mirabilis var. perlonga Carex mirabilis var. perlonga Fernald
Carex straminea var. mirabilis Carex straminea var. mirabilis

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: Bath (KY), Boone (KY), Caldwell (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jefferson (KY), Leslie (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Pendleton (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Bedford (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Unicoi (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1943 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100778909 Menifee Kentucky 18 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
482
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100065018 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
276
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063690 Campbell Kentucky 27 May 1998 Bruce A. Ford
98136b
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063757 Trimble Kentucky 24 Jul 2009 Landon E. McKinney
10120
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063716 Garrard Kentucky 26 May 1983 Donna A. Godbey
148
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063732 Hardin Kentucky 18 May 1977 Ray Cranfill
103
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063708 Franklin Kentucky 15 Jun 1980 Donald K. Walker
265
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063765 Johnson Tennessee 15 Jul 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063740 Rockcastle Kentucky 02 Jun 1977 Richard H. Hannan
7
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100045531 Leslie Kentucky 14 May 1968 Lynn Garrison
EKY
Carex normalis
BEREA003695 Bath Kentucky 00 Jul 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex normalis
BEREA003698 Madison Kentucky 30 May 1990 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex normalis
BEREA003697 Lewis Kentucky 16 Jun 1996 Rudy A. Gelis, Michelle Lee Gelis
M2- 1222
BEREA
Carex normalis
ETSU001940 Unicoi Tennessee 19 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
ETSU001943 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex normalis
31234100063773 Weakley Tennessee 06 Aug 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex normalis
31234100063724 Graves Kentucky 06 Jun 2010 Deborah White
2010-8
EKY
Carex normalis
BEREA003696 Lewis Kentucky 27 May 1995 Rudy A. Gelis, R. L. Thompson
M2-207
BEREA
Carex normalis
BEREA003699 Madison Kentucky 06 Jun 2010 Ralph L. Thompson
10-406
BEREA
Carex normalis
N/A Greene Tennessee 25 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
ETSU001938 Unicoi Tennessee 12 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
ETSU001939 Unicoi Tennessee 16 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
ETSU006547 Greene Tennessee 20 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
31973000010570 Lyon Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
MDKY00002952 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049941 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049940 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049932 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049939 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049948 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
ETSU001942 Unicoi Tennessee 22 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
ETSU001941 Greene Tennessee 08 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex normalis
31973000010567 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
31973000010568 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
31973000010566 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
31973000010565 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
31973000010569 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049933 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049930 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049931 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049938 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049934 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049937 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049925 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049927 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-004992 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049922 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049929 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0051026 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049935 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049936 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0174668 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
UCHT004407 Madison Tennessee 14 May 2008 Joey Shaw
JSh-2008-77
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT004409 Madison Tennessee 13 Jul 1983 Edwin Bridges
566
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT004408 Madison Tennessee 14 May 2008 Joey Shaw
JSh-2008-77
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT004410 Madison Tennessee 26 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
299
UCHT
Carex normalis
APSC0036635 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0065827 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036627 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0084310 Boone Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049942 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049945 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049928 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049944 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049923 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0056288 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049947 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049946 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049924 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049943 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049926 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-00499 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
TENN-V-0049949 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex normalis
UCHT023486 Davidson Tennessee 07 Jun 2016 Roger McCoy
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT004406 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
12
UCHT
Carex normalis
APSC0036636 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036623 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0064315 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036624 Stewart Tennessee 09 Jun 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036625 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0037241 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0059814 Jefferson Kentucky 10 Jun 1943 P.A. Davies
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036626 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0064784 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex normalis
UOS06817 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex normalis
BRIT160583 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160582 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160581 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160578 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160571 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160580 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
APSC0040733 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0065828 Jefferson Kentucky 12 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0092512 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0036628 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex normalis
APSC0092002 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex normalis
MTSU003421 DeKalb Tennessee 06 Jun 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex normalis
UCHT037344 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT037343 Maury Tennessee
UCHT
Carex normalis
UCHT037342 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex normalis
BRIT160584 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160579 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160567 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160569 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160573 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160568 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160575 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160572 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160574 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160577 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160585 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
BRIT160570 Tennessee
VDB
Carex normalis
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