Carex molestiformis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex molestiformis Reznicek & P. Rothr.
Common NameFrightful 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 5
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (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: Barren (KY), Simpson (KY), Davidson (TN), Jackson (TN), Marshall (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1995 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100057692 Barren Kentucky 20 May 1995 Charles J. Lapham
355
EKY
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049833 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049839 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049837 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
APSC0065524 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex molestiformis
APSC0064332 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex molestiformis
APSC0064334 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049836 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049832 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-004983 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049835 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex molestiformis
APSC0054973 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex molestiformis
APSC0054910 Simpson Kentucky 01 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex molestiformis
APSC0114425 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex molestiformis
TENN-V-0049838 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
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Carex molestiformis - Dwayne Estes
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