Carex atlantica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex atlantica L. H. Bailey
Common NamePrickly Bog Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GM; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: SGSNA; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; 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 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Carex stellulata var. conferta Carex stellulata var. conferta

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), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Calloway (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Morgan (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Lewis (TN), Monroe (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU001652 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex atlantica
ETSU006508 Johnson Tennessee 19 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 02 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
ETSU001654 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Carter Tennessee 04 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Carter Tennessee 22 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Carter Tennessee 28 Jun 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
31973000009714 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Carex atlantica
31973000009711 Bell Kentucky
KNK
Carex atlantica
31973000009712 Bell Kentucky
KNK
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002386 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002387 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002393 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
31234100050267 Powell Kentucky 17 May 2000 Ronald L. Jones
9286
EKY
Carex atlantica
31234100050275 Powell Kentucky 17 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9093
EKY
Carex atlantica
31234100050242 Calloway Kentucky 22 Apr 1982 Michael Woods
479
EKY
Carex atlantica
BEREA003231 Bell Kentucky 27 May 1985 Ralph L. Thompson, Patricia Thompson, Max E. Medley
85-1035
BEREA
Carex atlantica
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
ETSU001653 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex atlantica
ETSU005717 Carter Tennessee 01 Jul 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex atlantica
31973000009715 Morgan Kentucky
KNK
Carex atlantica
31973000009713 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002390 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002391 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002378 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002383 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002371 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002384 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002395 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002376 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002394 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002392 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002381 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002369 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002385 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002370 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002379 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002388 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002374 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0048677 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046573 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046551 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046546 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002375 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002396 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002389 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002373 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002372 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002382 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002377 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002368 Calloway Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
MDKY00002380 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046555 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046572 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046552 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046578 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046568 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046562 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046567 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046566 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046549 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0048678 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046569 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046554 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046571 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0052109 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046570 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046560 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046548 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046558 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046561 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046547 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046576 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046550 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046553 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046575 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046577 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046557 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046556 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046565 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
APSC0082336 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082337 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082342 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0070007 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0037640 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082341 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0055341 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0070587 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0091692 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046574 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
TENN-V-0046559 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex atlantica
APSC0076931 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082338 Williamson Tennessee 12 May 2014 Judy Redden
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0054541 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0037644 Calloway Kentucky 14 May 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0093497 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0073299 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082335 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082340 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0037639 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0082339 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0059779 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0037641 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
APSC0040723 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
UOS00127 Franklin Tennessee 17 May 2013 Jon Evans
UOS
Carex atlantica
ETSU027078 Johnson Tennessee 15 Jun 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18147
ETSU
Carex atlantica
ETSU025784 Johnson Tennessee 10 May 2014 Adam McCullough
DOEM 0418
ETSU
Carex atlantica
MEM006411 Ballard Kentucky 23 May 1970 Raymond Athey
925
MEM
Carex atlantica
APSC0100471 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Carex atlantica
UCHT038575 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex atlantica
UOS06655 Franklin Tennessee 14 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex atlantica
MEM006576 Calloway Kentucky 04 May 1973 Raymond Athey
2268
MEM
Carex atlantica
MEM011594 Graves Kentucky 12 May 1975 Raymond Athey
3012
MEM
Carex atlantica
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