Carex pensylvanica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex pensylvanica Lam.
Common NamePennsylvania 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: 4.6
C value 5
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Carex pensylvanica f. androgyna Carex pensylvanica f. androgyna C.F.Wheeler ex F.J.Herm.

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: Anderson (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Boone (KY), Butler (KY), Calloway (KY), Clark (KY), Clay (KY), Clinton (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Johnson (KY), Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Martin (KY), Menifee (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Shelby (KY), Washington (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100058138 Bell Kentucky 24 Jul 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
1224
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058351 Polk Tennessee 21 May 1980 Brian Boom
465
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100045689 Fleming Kentucky 03 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6773
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100051356 Rowan Kentucky 29 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6671
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058229 Shelby Kentucky 24 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9107
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058104 Anderson Kentucky William S. Bryant
606
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058369 Sevier Tennessee 05 May 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058203 Madison Kentucky 27 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2884
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 22 Jun 1987 Ross C. Clark
21190
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058252 Rowan Kentucky 30 Apr 1999 Kim Feeman
381
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100051299 Jackson Kentucky 01 May 1993 Joe Abner
93-19
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100051273 Franklin Kentucky 17 May 1983 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058310 Franklin Tennessee 17 Apr 1992 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058344 Morgan Tennessee 16 Apr 1986 V. E. McNeilus
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058245 Rowan Kentucky 23 Apr 1999 Kim Feeman
371
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058112 Bath Kentucky 14 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058161 Clinton Kentucky 24 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-126
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100064284 Clark Kentucky 14 May 2001 Ross C. Clark
25482
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058195 Laurel Kentucky 12 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-613
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058187 Hardin Kentucky 13 May 1979 Ray Cranfill
4042
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 22 Jun 1987 R.C. Clark
21190
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100045697 Fulton Kentucky 16 Apr 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4070
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058179 Hardin Kentucky 15 Apr 2010 Deborah White
2009
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
BEREA003716 Calloway Kentucky 25 Apr 1999 Ralph L. Thompson
99-92
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
BEREA003713 McCreary Kentucky 13 Apr 1989 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
BEREA003712 McCreary Kentucky 19 May 1989 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
BEREA003711 Madison Kentucky 29 Jun 1960 James Grossman
403
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
BEREA003710 Madison Kentucky 12 Apr 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
235
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
31234100058260 Wayne Kentucky 18 May 1996 Gary W. Libby
1357
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058336 Knox Tennessee 30 Aug 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058237 Rowan Kentucky 28 Apr 2000 Kim Feeman
920
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058120 Bath Kentucky 17 Apr 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058153 Clinton Kentucky 24 Apr 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-127
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058211 Pulaski Kentucky 02 May 1992 John Richard Abbott
1998
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058096 Anderson Kentucky 14 Apr 1979 William S. Bryant
603
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
31234100058328 Knox Tennessee 17 Apr 1980 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex pensylvanica
BEREA003715 Pulaski Kentucky 02 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson, Andy E. Shupe
1998
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
BEREA003714 McCreary Kentucky 20 Apr 1989 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex pennsylvanica
ETSU006044 Carter Tennessee 18 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Carter Tennessee 24 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001961 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001963 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001960 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001974 Unicoi Tennessee 14 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001964 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001967 Unicoi Tennessee 16 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001950 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001957 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001954 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001977 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Johnson Tennessee 08 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Carter Tennessee 28 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001970 Unicoi Tennessee 21 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001955 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001958 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001969 Unicoi Tennessee 21 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001968 Unicoi Tennessee 24 May 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001980 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001962 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Greene Tennessee 12 Apr 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001981 Unicoi Tennessee 17 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001959 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 22 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU006346 Washington Tennessee 08 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001984 Unicoi Tennessee 25 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001965 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001948 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001985 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001971 Unicoi Tennessee 23 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 27 Apr 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001983 Unicoi Tennessee 11 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001982 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU006216 Unicoi Tennessee 04 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001956 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001952 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU006345 Washington Tennessee 08 Apr 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001951 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001949 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Johnson Tennessee 16 Apr 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001986 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001972 Unicoi Tennessee 14 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
31973000010600 Martin Kentucky
KNK
Carex pensylvanica
31973000010603 Washington Kentucky
KNK
Carex pensylvanica
31973000010599 Grundy Tennessee
KNK
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002976 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002990 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002980 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002983 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001966 Unicoi Tennessee 16 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001973 Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001975 Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
ETSU001976 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex pensylvanica
31973000010601 Franklin Kentucky
KNK
Carex pensylvanica
31973000010602 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002986 Clay Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002981 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002974 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002978 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002989 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002991 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002985 Clay Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002988 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002979 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0050113 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002982 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002973 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00003107 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002975 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002972 Whitley Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002987 Clay Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00003108 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002984 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
MDKY00002977 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0050114 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0050115 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0240919 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex pennsylvanica
TENN-V-0050112 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004084 Van Buren Tennessee 22 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
FCF-409
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004083 Marion Tennessee 25 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
325
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004085 Marion Tennessee 08 May 1998 John Beck
1749
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0240941 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
TENN-V-0050111 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004079 Marion Tennessee 17 Apr 2010 E. Blyveis
745
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT023478 Morgan Tennessee 03 May 2017 Roger McCoy
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004082 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004081 Hamilton Tennessee 01 Apr 1980 Frank Bowers
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Montgomery Tennessee 23 Apr 1949 Floyd Brown & Alfred Clebsch
950
APSC
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Coffee Tennessee 12 May 2010 Dwayne Estes with Kim Norton, Dawn York, & Matt Bruton
11392
APSC
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU014393 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU029157 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU028868 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
MTSU003460 Edmonson Kentucky 04 May 1988 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex pennsylvanica
UCHT037243 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT037244 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT037246 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT037245 Van Buren Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
UCHT004080 Hamilton Tennessee 01 Apr 1980 Frank Bowers
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Montgomery Tennessee 15 May 1999 Edward W. Chester
13770
APSC
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU028834 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU027007 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU026965 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU029203 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU027006 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU026964 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
HTTU014392 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Carex pensylvanica
MTSU003459 Butler Kentucky 27 Apr 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex pennsylvanica
MTSU003455 Davidson Tennessee 12 Apr 2009 Jesse Traub
31
MTSU
Carex pennsylvanica
UCHT037247 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Carex pensylvanica
N/A Franklin Tennessee 21 May 2013 Jon Evans
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06845 Franklin Tennessee 24 May 1985 R.K. Clements
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06843 Franklin Tennessee 18 May 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06841 Franklin Tennessee 25 Apr 2013 D. Estes
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS08956 Franklin Tennessee 05 Jun 2013 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06846 Franklin Tennessee 14 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06844 Van Buren Tennessee 19 Apr 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
UOS06842 Franklin Tennessee 02 May 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160391 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160374 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160387 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160377 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160396 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160388 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160384 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160356 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160395 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160373 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160376 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160381 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160358 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160382 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160354 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160367 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160368 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160366 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160362 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160378 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160380 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160355 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160357 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160393 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160385 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160370 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160353 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160383 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160375 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160369 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160394 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160390 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160359 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160360 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160379 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160351 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160352 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160397 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160372 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160371 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160364 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160389 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160392 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160365 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160386 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160361 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160363 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pensylvanica
BRIT160350 Tennessee
VDB
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