Carex meadii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex meadii Dewey
Common NameMead's 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: 0.0
C value 0
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4G5 (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 tetanica var. meadii Carex tetanica var. meadii (Dewey) Bailey

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), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Marion (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Coffee (TN), Decatur (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100053758 Knox Tennessee 27 May 1988 V. E. McNeilus
88-309
EKY
Carex meadii
31234100057569 Logan Kentucky 16 Apr 1978 William H. Martin
EKY
Carex meadii
31234100057544 Grayson Kentucky 05 May 1979 Raymond Athey
4308
EKY
Carex meadii
31234100057577 Todd Kentucky 08 May 1979 Raymond Athey
4312
EKY
Carex meadii
31234100057551 Grayson Kentucky 17 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4169
EKY
Carex meadii
BEREA003678 Bath Kentucky 22 May 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex meadii
BEREA003677 Bath Kentucky 14 May 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex meadii
31973000010498 Rutherford Tennessee
KNK
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049783 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049791 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049772 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049780 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049785 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049782 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049788 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
BEREA003679 Edmonson Kentucky 22 May 1984 Landon E. McKinney
720
BEREA
Carex meadii
BEREA003680 Rowan Kentucky 30 May 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049787 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049789 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049776 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049771 Bledsoe Tennessee 04 May 1941 R. E. Shanks
1315
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0055971 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049779 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049784 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049774 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049786 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049775 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049773 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049792 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049777 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049778 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049790 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049781 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
TENN-V-0049793 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex meadii
APSC0092462 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0063062 Livingston Kentucky 28 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0036771 Logan Kentucky 22 May 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0063060 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0040497 Christian Kentucky 21 Apr 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0065834 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0065233 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0065835 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0048547 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0111735 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
UOS06822 Franklin Tennessee 25 Apr 2013 D. Estes
UOS
Carex meadii
UCHT004428 Hamilton Tennessee 23 Apr 1973 Diane Turner
22
UCHT
Carex meadii
APSC0101280 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0104270 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0104266 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0109447 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0101281 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0063059 Logan Kentucky 22 May 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0107236 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0040495 Caldwell Kentucky 21 Apr 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0063061 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0036770 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0104232 Marion Kentucky
APSC
Carex meadii
APSC0056799 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex meadii
BRIT160214 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
BRIT160215 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
BRIT160218 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
UOS06823 Coffee Tennessee 21 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex meadii
BRIT160217 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
BRIT160219 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
BRIT160213 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
BRIT160216 Tennessee
VDB
Carex meadii
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