Carex oklahomensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex oklahomensis Mack.
Common NameOklahoma Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Rank: 3-ranked; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: 0; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: 0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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: McCracken (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Cumberland (TN), Giles (TN), Haywood (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Stewart (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2001 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0049956 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049958 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0056363 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049955 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049950 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049957 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049952 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049954 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
APSC0065507 Cumberland Tennessee 18 May 2014 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Carex oklahomensis
APSC0091220 Putnam Tennessee 15 Jun 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex oklahomensis
UCHT038608 Morgan Tennessee
UCHT
Carex oklahomensis
BRIT160588 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oklahomensis
BRIT160589 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oklahomensis
31973000010572 McCracken Kentucky
KNK
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049951 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
TENN-V-0049953 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex oklahomensis
UCHT004692 McCracken Kentucky 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
34
UCHT
Carex oklahomensis
UCHT004691 Morgan Tennessee 29 May 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-240
UCHT
Carex oklahomensis
APSC0111012 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex oklahomensis
APSC0036701 Stewart Tennessee 12 Jul 2008 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex oklahomensis
BRIT160586 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oklahomensis
BRIT160587 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oklahomensis
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Carex oklahomensis - Theo Witsell
Carex oklahomensis - Theo Witsell
Carex oklahomensis - Theo Witsell
Carex oklahomensis - Theo Witsell