Carex hitchcockiana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex hitchcockiana Dewey
Common NameHitchcocks 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: 8.0
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S4] (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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  • 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 hitchcockiana var. triflora Carex hitchcockiana var. triflora

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: Fleming (KY), Hardin (KY), Harrison (KY), Jessamine (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Oldham (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Carter (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Grundy (TN), Jackson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, KNK, MDKY, MEM, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1966 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100049673 Laurel Kentucky 16 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1740
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049681 Madison Kentucky 28 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3022
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100772654 Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21149
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049699 Mercer Kentucky 10 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11449
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049657 Hardin Kentucky 24 May 1978 Ray Cranfill
631b
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049640 Fleming Kentucky 30 May 2000 Kim Feeman
1130
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049707 Rockcastle Kentucky 17 Jun 1997 Chris A. Fleming
AF-120
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
BEREA003566 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex hitchcockiana
BEREA003568 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex hitchcockiana
MDKY00002750 Harrison Kentucky
MDKY
Carex hitchcockiana
MDKY00002749 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048636 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048639 Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048635 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048632 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
31234100049665 Jessamine Kentucky 28 Apr 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
s.n.
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
N/A Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21149
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
N/A Menifee Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C. Clark
21149
EKY
Carex hitchcockiana
BEREA003569 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex hitchcockiana
BEREA003567 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex hitchcockiana
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
31973000010256 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Carex hitchcockiana
MDKY00002748 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048633 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048637 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0054651 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0054652 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048634 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048638 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
TENN-V-0048631 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU033327 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU033326 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU030077 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
APSC0037026 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex hitchcockiana
APSC0065520 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex hitchcockiana
APSC0066624 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU030078 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU033325 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU030907 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
ETSU030079 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex hitchcockiana
MEM012456 Harrison Kentucky 25 May 1966 Johnny B. Varner
6300
MEM
Carex hitchcockiana
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