Carex muskingumensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex muskingumensis Schwein.
Common NameMuskingum 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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 7.4
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** 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: Ballard (KY), Crittenden (KY), Daviess (KY), Graves (KY), Henderson (KY), Jefferson (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Montgomery (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1947 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100057858 McLean Kentucky 21 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4660
EKY
Carex muskingumensis
MDKY00002944 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056228 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056227 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0049913 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056223 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056226 Henderson Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056224 Daviess Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056229 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0077497 Jefferson Kentucky 25 Jun 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0085739 McCracken Kentucky 16 Jun 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036621 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Oct 1949 Floyd Brown & Alfred Clebsch
923
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036616 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0055296 Marshall Kentucky 29 May 2014 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036619 Montgomery Tennessee 13 Sep 1947 Alfred & Edward Clebsch
358
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
31234100057841 McCracken Kentucky 26 May 1969 Raymond Athey
642
EKY
Carex muskingumensis
31234100057833 McCracken Kentucky 26 May 1969 Raymond Athey
642
EKY
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056231 Muhlenberg Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056225 Henderson Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056230 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
TENN-V-0056222 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Carex muskingumensis
UCHT004405 Montgomery Tennessee E. Blyveis
UCHT
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0064775 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0066332 Marshall Kentucky 02 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036617 Montgomery Tennessee 15 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036622 Montgomery Tennessee 08 Sep 1951 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0106519 Jefferson Kentucky 09 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0104222 Jefferson Kentucky 10 May 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0066331 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0066333 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0036618 Montgomery Tennessee 20 May 1950 Floyd Brown & Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0058795 Montgomery Tennessee 16 May 2014 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0066334 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
APSC0085736 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Carex muskingumensis
UCHT035097 McCracken Kentucky
UCHT
Carex muskingumensis
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Plant Photos

Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell
Carex muskingumensis - Theo Witsell