Carex reniformis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex reniformis (L. H. Bailey) Small
Common NameKidneyshape 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: 6.7
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1?] (State Rank); G4? (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 straminea var. reniformis Carex straminea var. reniformis

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: Carroll (TN), Gibson (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1987 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0050405 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050411 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050412 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050410 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050408 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
MTSU003465 Haywood Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex reniformis
MTSU003464 Haywood Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050409 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050406 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
TENN-V-0050407 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex reniformis
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