Carex ouachitana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex ouachitana Kral, Manhart & Bryson
Common NameOuachita Mountain 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: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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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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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: Clinton (KY), Clay (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100057890 Clinton Kentucky 11 Apr 1998 Mark Gorton
98-147
EKY
Carex ouachitana
TENN-V-0050028 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex ouachitana
TENN-V-0050027 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex ouachitana
UCHT004189 Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
23
UCHT
Carex ouachitana
APSC0051252 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex ouachitana
BRIT194631 Clay Tennessee 01 May 1992 R. Kral
80369
VDB
Carex ouachitana
BRIT160537 Tennessee
VDB
Carex ouachitana
BRIT194630 Clay Tennessee 29 Apr 1981 V.E. McNeilus
VDB
Carex ouachitana
31234100057908 Clinton Kentucky 21 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-109
EKY
Carex ouachitana
TENN-V-0050029 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex ouachitana
APSC0064995 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex ouachitana
APSC0107514 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex ouachitana
APSC0040734 Clay Tennessee 18 May 2014 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Carex ouachitana
BRIT194632 Clay Tennessee 08 May 1991 R.F.C. Naczi
2892
VDB
Carex ouachitana
TENN-V-0050023 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex ouachitana
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