Carex retroflexa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex retroflexa Muhl. ex Willd.
Common Namereflexed 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: 5.9
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); 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 rosea var. retroflexa Carex rosea var. retroflexa

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: Bell (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Graves (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Larue (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Pendleton (KY), Pulaski (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Van Buren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1943 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Calloway Kentucky 02 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1627
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064789 Crittenden Kentucky 23 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
1357a
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064870 Benton Tennessee 10 May 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064847 McCracken Kentucky 06 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1656
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064763 Calloway Kentucky 25 Apr 1999 Ralph L. Thompson
99-89
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064862 Benton Tennessee 11 May 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064888 Hamilton Tennessee 27 Apr 1991 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064748 Breckinridge Kentucky 03 May 1956 Mary E. Wharton
9756
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064821 Graves Kentucky 03 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4176
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064771 Calloway Kentucky 23 Apr 1990 Robert Kral
4081
EKY
Carex retroflexa
BEREA003774 DeKalb Tennessee 29 Apr 1988 Ralph L. Thompson, Patricia Thompson
88-325
BEREA
Carex retroflexa
BEREA003773 Trigg Kentucky 08 May 2004 Ralph L. Thompson, Derick B. Poindexter
4-410
BEREA
Carex retroflexa
BEREA003771 Calloway Kentucky 06 May 1999 Ralph L. Thompson
99-118
BEREA
Carex retroflexa
N/A Carter Tennessee 02 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex retroflexa
31234100064755 Calloway Kentucky 02 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1627
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064805 Edmonson Kentucky 23 Apr 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4618
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100070513 Knox Tennessee 07 May 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064839 Jessamine Kentucky 04 Jun 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11065
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100746971 Pulaski Kentucky 07 Jun 2016 Martina Hines
86
EKY
Carex retroflexa
31234100064813 Edmonson Kentucky 23 Apr 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4618
EKY
Carex retroflexa
BEREA003772 Calloway Kentucky 06 May 1999 Ralph L. Thompson
99-161
BEREA
Carex retroflexa
31973000010692 DeKalb Tennessee
KNK
Carex retroflexa
31973000010687 Livingston Kentucky
KNK
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050417 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050429 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050445 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056898 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0210060 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Carex retroflexa
31973000010685 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex retroflexa
31973000010686 Trigg Kentucky
KNK
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050443 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050427 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050464 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050451 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050428 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056911 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050461 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050415 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-00504 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050454 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050452 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056892 McLean Kentucky
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050466 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050465 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050418 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050456 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050463 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050436 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050450 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050437 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050455 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050444 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050447 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050431 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050459 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050416 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050424 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056891 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050422 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0174708 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050425 Hancock Tennessee 06 May 2016 Aaron Floden
3025
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050440 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050419 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050413 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050420 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050442 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056905 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050434 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050449 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050430 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056890 Larue Kentucky
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050438 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050458 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050441 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-005041 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050439 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050426 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050460 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050446 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050462 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050457 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050448 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050453 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050432 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050423 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050421 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050414 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004500 Marion Tennessee 20 Apr 1998 John Beck
1536
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0056912 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050435 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
TENN-V-0050433 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004495 Bradley Tennessee 17 Apr 1986 D. Houck
2423
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
006693 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Carex retroflexa
006694 Shelby Tennessee
BOON
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036526 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036536 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036519 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0040751 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0053516 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036547 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036514 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036528 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036534 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004498 Hamilton Tennessee 21 May 2008 S. Huskins
1434
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004499 Marion Tennessee 14 Apr 1999 John Beck
3140
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004494 Bradley Tennessee 01 May 1986 D. Houck
2434
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
UCHT004496 Cheatham Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
27
UCHT
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036529 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036517 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036532 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036543 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036546 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0054992 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036521 Roane Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0104187 McCracken Kentucky 24 Apr 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0065794 Muhlenberg Kentucky 20 May 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036516 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036518 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036548 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0055982 Todd Kentucky 20 May 2015 Julian Campbell
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0104185 Trigg Kentucky 27 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0104295 Bell Kentucky 18 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036523 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036530 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036545 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0065783 Jefferson Kentucky 18 Sep 1943 P.A. Davies
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0044860 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036531 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036520 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex retroflexa
HTTU007311 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex retroflexa
HTTU007309 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex retroflexa
HTTU026866 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex retroflexa
UOS06863 Van Buren Tennessee 02 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036544 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0103069 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036527 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036540 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036533 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex retroflexa
APSC0036515 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex retroflexa
HTTU028681 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Carex retroflexa
HTTU007310 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Carex retroflexa
UOS06865 Franklin Tennessee 27 Apr 1985 R.K. Clements
UOS
Carex retroflexa
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