Carex gravida

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex gravida L. H. Bailey
Common Nameheavy 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: 4.4
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (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

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: Bath (KY), Campbell (KY), Hardin (KY), McCreary (KY), Rowan (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Hardeman (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Loudon (TN), Macon (TN), Marshall (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100057742 Hardin Kentucky 24 May 1978 Ray Cranfill
666
EKY
Carex gravida
BEREA003516 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gravida
31973000010195 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex gravida
MDKY00002710 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gravida
MDKY00002712 Spencer Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048366 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048376 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048379 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048387 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048371 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048377 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048375 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048367 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048368 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048373 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048386 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
31234100049103 Carroll Tennessee 04 May 1972 Betty Toler Allman
497
EKY
Carex gravida
31234100057700 Bath Kentucky 30 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gravida
31234100049095 Weakley Tennessee 07 Aug 1993 Henry R. Deselm
EKY
Carex gravida
MDKY00002711 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048364 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048378 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048385 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048372 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048370 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048365 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048380 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048363 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048381 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048382 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048383 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048384 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048369 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
HTTU007202 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gravida
UOS06755 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Carex gravida
TENN-V-0048374 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex gravida
APSC0037130 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex gravida
31234100049111 Carroll Tennessee 09 May 1971 Betty Ann Thompson
134
EKY
Carex gravida
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