Carex complanata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex complanata Torr. & Hook.
Common Namehirsute 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: 3.7
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (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 complanata var. robusta Carex complanata var. robusta Burnham

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: Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Perry (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lincoln (TN), McNairy (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1974 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100049343 Powell Kentucky 11 Jun 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
5104
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051505 Rowan Kentucky 13 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1170
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049335 Perry Kentucky 12 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2236
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051596 Scott Tennessee 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6449
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051562 Hardin Tennessee 10 Jun 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051547 Bledsoe Tennessee 22 May 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4767B
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051455 McCreary Kentucky 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6467
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051497 Rowan Kentucky 13 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1170
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055894 Garrard Kentucky 05 Jul 1983 Donna A. Godbey
348
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051588 Tennessee 03 Jun 1974 Henry R. DeSelm
197
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100047628 Menifee Kentucky 29 Jun 1988 Carol Hanley
14
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051471 Pulaski Kentucky 21 Jun 1991 J. Richard Abbott
673
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051414 Casey Kentucky 05 May 1988 Bruce Hoagland
58
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049459 Whitley Kentucky 25 Jul 1993 Steve Walker
718A
EKY
Carex complanata
N/A Tennessee 26 May 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
242
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055795 Elliott Kentucky 07 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2164
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051448 Letcher Kentucky 25 May 1979 Jeffrey D. Sole
772
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051570 Tennessee 26 May 1979 H. DeSelm
242
EKY
Carex complanata
N/A Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Ross C. Clark
21056
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051463 Powell Kentucky 26 Jun 1979 W. Meijer
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051554 Fentress Tennessee 31 May 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4803
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051521 Whitley Kentucky 21 Jun 1993 S. Walker
635
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051513 Rowan Kentucky 03 Jun 1999 Kim Feeman
457
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100051430 Laurel Kentucky 13 Jun 1993 S. Walker
616
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055886 Garrard Kentucky 26 May 1983 Donna A. Godbey
131
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049434 Trigg Kentucky 07 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3339
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055837 Estill Kentucky Richard G. Guetig
637
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049426 Todd Kentucky 27 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3381
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049350 Powell Kentucky 19 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4967
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055902 Garrard Kentucky 26 May 1983 Donna A. Godbey
132
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100055878 Fulton Kentucky 13 Jun 1979 Raymond Athey
4335
EKY
Carex complanata
31234100049517 Roane Tennessee 03 Jun 1974 Henry R. DeSelm
197
EKY
Carex complanata
BEREA003363 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Carex complanata
MDKY00002483 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002474 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002482 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002479 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002480 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002475 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047247 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047213 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047201 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047258 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
31234100056009 Laurel Kentucky 23 Jun 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-111
EKY
Carex complanata
ETSU001658 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex complanata
31973000009916 McCreary Kentucky
KNK
Carex complanata
31973000009917 Pulaski Kentucky
KNK
Carex complanata
31973000009918 Franklin Tennessee
KNK
Carex complanata
MDKY00002478 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002477 Robertson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002476 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
MDKY00002481 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047283 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047979 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047246 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047228 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047259 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047230 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047245 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047244 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047214 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047225 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047234 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047263 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047262 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047222 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047273 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0240938 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047216 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047237 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047250 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047207 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0053099 Montgomery Kentucky
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047205 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047229 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047280 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047264 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047203 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047248 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047252 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047270 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047278 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047240 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047227 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047217 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047257 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047209 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047281 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047265 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0174657 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047239 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047269 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047249 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047200 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047224 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047284 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047231 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047219 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047206 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047198 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047220 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047210 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047197 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047211 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047279 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047232 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047221 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047275 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047267 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047242 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047282 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047218 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047236 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047215 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047212 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047241 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047238 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047223 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047235 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047268 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047261 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0174683 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047260 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047204 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047256 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047199 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047255 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047274 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047271 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047226 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047254 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047277 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047202 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047243 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047266 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047251 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047233 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047272 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047253 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047208 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
UCHT004549 Marion Tennessee 05 May 1998 John Beck
1699
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004544 Hamilton Tennessee 21 May 2008 S. Huskins
1424
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004542 Coffee Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
47
UCHT
Carex complanata
006374 Hamilton Tennessee
BOON
Carex complanata
006371 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Carex complanata
APSC0053415 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0086359 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0053622 Grundy Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0047276 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
UCHT004540 Bradley Tennessee 27 Jun 1989 D. Houck
2701
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004548 Marion Tennessee 28 May 1999 John Beck
3608
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004538 Cheatham Tennessee 21 Jun 1986 R. Kral
735733
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004550 Polk Tennessee 24 May 1980 Larry G. Williams
1016
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004545 Hamilton Tennessee 01 Jun 2007 S. Huskins
921
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004539 Bradley Tennessee 17 Jun 1989 D. Houck
2684a
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT004551 Marion Tennessee 28 Oct 1983 Edwin Bridges
997
UCHT
Carex complanata
006373 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Carex complanata
APSC0051772 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109455 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0037476 Stewart Tennessee 04 May 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0116843 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0040744 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0037479 Stewart Tennessee 17 May 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0064317 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0056324 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109452 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109456 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0037477 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109453 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0116836 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0104147 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
N/A Tennessee 26 May 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
242
EKY
Carex complanata
HTTU028400 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex complanata
HTTU028315 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex complanata
HTTU028317 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0244186 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0244164 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
UCHT038539 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
APSC0104149 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109454 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0037478 Stewart Tennessee 14 May 1980 Jackie Stack
APSC
Carex complanata
APSC0109451 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Carex complanata
HTTU028316 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex complanata
HTTU028084 Macon Tennessee
HTTU
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0245325 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
TENN-V-0244208 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex complanata
UCHT038542 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT038548 Robertson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT038547 Grundy Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT037038 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT038544 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UOS06695 Franklin Tennessee 07 Jul 2006 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Carex complanata
UOS06698 Franklin Tennessee 15 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex complanata
UTM02651 Polk Tennessee
UTM
Carex complanata
UCHT038538 Overton Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT038540 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UCHT038545 Lawrence Tennessee
UCHT
Carex complanata
UOS06693 Van Buren Tennessee 01-Jun-01 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex complanata
UOS06697 Franklin Tennessee 10 Jun 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex complanata
UOS06696 Coffee Tennessee 01 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Carex complanata
UOS06694 Franklin Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex complanata
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