Carex mesochorea

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex mesochorea Mack.
Common Namemidland 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: 3.5
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Barren (KY), Boone (KY), Campbell (KY), Grayson (KY), Laurel (KY), Livingston (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Wayne (KY), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Gibson (TN), Knox (TN), Lincoln (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Shelby (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1932 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA003682 Madison Kentucky 20 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson, Andy Shupe
2258
BEREA
Carex mesochorea
BEREA003681 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1981 Ralph L. Thompson, David D. Taylor
515
BEREA
Carex mesochorea
BEREA003683 Madison Kentucky 17 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
2243
BEREA
Carex mesochorea
31973000010508 Campbell Kentucky 07 Jun 1980 Buddell, George
159
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31973000010512 DeKalb Tennessee
KNK
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049806 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049797 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049795 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049802 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049807 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049805 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049794 Blount Tennessee 03 May 1932 Kinsey John B.
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049810 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049809 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-004979 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0056040 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049799 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
APSC0065230 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Carex mesochorea
APSC0067255 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Carex mesochorea
UCHT038639 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160221 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160576 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160220 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160224 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160222 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160223 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
UCHT004480 Marshall Kentucky 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
10
UCHT
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049803 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049798 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
31234100766433 Madison Kentucky 13 May 2016 Ralph Thompson
16-407
EKY
Carex mesochorea
31973000010509 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31973000010507 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049796 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049808 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049811 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049801 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
APSC0036775 Montgomery Tennessee 07 May 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex mesochorea
31973000010506 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31234100047941 Montgomery Kentucky 20 Aug 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049800 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0056041 Mercer Kentucky
TENN
Carex mesochorea
TENN-V-0049804 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex mesochorea
31973000010510 Wayne Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31973000010511 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31973000010505 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex mesochorea
31234100057627 Madison Kentucky 23 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2956
EKY
Carex mesochorea
31234100047958 Montgomery Kentucky 29 Jun 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex mesochorea
31234100057593 Grayson Kentucky 29 May 1977 W. Meizer
EKY
Carex mesochorea
BRIT160225 Tennessee
VDB
Carex mesochorea
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