Carex louisianica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex louisianica L. H. Bailey
Common NameLouisiana 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: 7.6
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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.

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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 eggertii Carex eggertii

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: Ballard (KY), Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Fleming (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Larue (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Menifee (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Ohio (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Dickson (TN), Dyer (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Moore (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100056454 Laurel Kentucky 16 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6399
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100055415 Hickman Kentucky 10 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E12.5
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056363 Caldwell Kentucky 28 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5065
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056389 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Robert F. C. Naczi
7992
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056413 Graves Kentucky 06 Jun 2010 Deborah White
2010-9
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056421 Hardin Kentucky 20 Aug 1978 Ray Cranfill
1528
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056397 Fleming Kentucky 23 May 2000 Kim Feeman
1044
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056520 Rhea Tennessee 15 Jun 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
237
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100062510 Graves Kentucky 05 Jul 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4249
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100783412 Menifee Kentucky 18 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
485
EKY
Carex louisianica
BEREA003596 Haywood Tennessee
BEREA
Carex louisianica
BEREA003595 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex louisianica
BEREA003597 McLean Kentucky
BEREA
Carex louisianica
31973000010420 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Carex louisianica
31234100057221 Larue Kentucky 05 Jun 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5085
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056512 Rhea Tennessee 15 Jun 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
237
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056470 Ohio Kentucky 23 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4636
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056371 Calloway Kentucky 25 Jun 1982 Raymond Athey
4668
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100049996 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jun 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4715
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100055340 Butler Kentucky 10 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4458
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056355 Caldwell Kentucky 22 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3790
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056447 Laurel Kentucky 15 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1652
EKY
Carex louisianica
31234100056504 Bledsoe Tennessee 03 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5011
EKY
Carex louisianica
31973000010409 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex louisianica
31973000010419 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex louisianica
31973000010418 Christian Kentucky
KNK
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002865 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002862 Hickman Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002859 Calloway Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002863 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002867 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002868 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002864 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049442 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0063298 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049430 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049441 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049453 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049440 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049448 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049447 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0063297 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049421 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049432 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002860 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002861 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
MDKY00002866 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049426 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0240905 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049419 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049416 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049444 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049451 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049434 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049435 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049427 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049417 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049445 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049411 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049439 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049431 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049436 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049420 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049425 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049449 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049450 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049418 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049437 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049443 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049429 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049423 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049424 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049414 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049446 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049415 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049452 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049438 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049412 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049422 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0055603 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049428 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
UCHT004330 Hamilton Tennessee 04 Jun 1979 Gene S. Van Horn
1677
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT004332 Hamilton Tennessee 04 Jun 1979 Gene S. Van Horn
1677
UCHT
Carex louisianica
APSC0085734 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0064759 Montgomery Tennessee 12 May 2010 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0056316 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0066745 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0053967 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0036836 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049433 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
TENN-V-0049413 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex louisianica
UCHT004331 Hamilton Tennessee 20 May 1980 Gene S. Van Horn
1829
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT004329 Stewart Tennessee 02 Jul 1942 A.W. Jobe
UCHT
Carex louisianica
APSC0066599 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0050181 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0066598 Warren Kentucky 10 May 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0066746 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0032146 Montgomery Tennessee 10 Jul 2001 Susan Fletcher
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0104104 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0107022 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0114522 Perry Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0098815 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0066595 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0072071 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0036826 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0111031 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0076927 Metcalfe Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0116837 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0036832 Trigg Kentucky 17 May 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex louisianica
APSC0036827 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex louisianica
HTTU027470 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
HTTU026733 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
HTTU026737 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
HTTU026734 Lake Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
HTTU027471 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
MTSU003443 Haywood Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex louisianica
UCHT037329 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT037328 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT042112 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT037326 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Carex louisianica
APSC0032166 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Carex louisianica
HTTU027469 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex louisianica
UCHT035091 Trigg Kentucky
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UCHT037327 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Carex louisianica
UOS06827 Coffee Tennessee 12 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Carex louisianica
BRIT169971 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169967 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169980 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169970 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169981 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169982 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169964 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169958 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169984 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169963 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
UOS06805 Franklin Tennessee 24 May 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex louisianica
UOS06804 Franklin Tennessee 18 Apr 2006 Jon Evans
UOS
Carex louisianica
UOS06806 Coffee Tennessee 06 Aug 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex louisianica
BRIT169965 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169973 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169972 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169977 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169976 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169956 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169968 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169959 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169969 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169957 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169961 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169975 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169960 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169978 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169974 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169962 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169955 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169966 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169983 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
BRIT169979 Tennessee
VDB
Carex louisianica
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