Carex oxylepis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex oxylepis Torr. & Hook.
Common NameSharpscale 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: 8.7
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S3] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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  • Counties
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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: Butler (KY), Caldwell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Fulton (KY), Hickman (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Bedford (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Cocke (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), Loudon (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Perry (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Union (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100049046 Powell Kentucky 23 May 1992 mesic
5045
EKY
Carex oxylepis
31234100057932 Fulton Kentucky 03 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4173
EKY
Carex oxylepis
31234100057916 Christian Kentucky 13 Jun 1983 Raymond Athey
4810
EKY
Carex oxylepis
31234100057924 Clinton Kentucky 20 May 1999 Robert F. C. Naczi
7982
EKY
Carex oxylepis
BEREA003705 Rowan Kentucky 17 May 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex oxylepis
31973000010583 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex oxylepis
MDKY00002958 Christian Kentucky
MDKY
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050067 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050032 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050076 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050070 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0174714 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050083 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0174707 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050030 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
31234100057940 Fulton Kentucky 03 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4173
EKY
Carex oxylepis
31973000010593 Lawrence Tennessee
KNK
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0240933 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050052 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050071 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050053 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050069 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050041 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050054 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056460 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050080 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050042 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050035 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050068 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050074 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050048 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056435 Butler Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050059 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056458 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056469 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050046 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050038 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050061 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050045 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050081 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050039 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050031 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050057 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050084 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050051 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050072 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050082 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050049 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050047 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056459 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050036 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050079 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050034 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050063 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050075 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050065 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0240934 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050050 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0174715 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050062 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050077 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050056 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050040 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050078 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056470 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050037 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050055 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050043 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050064 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050066 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050058 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0056457 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050044 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
UCHT004228 Marion Tennessee 01 May 1999 John Beck
3213.1
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
APSC0066316 Trigg Kentucky 02 Jun 1975 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050060 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050073 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0050033 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
UCHT004227 Hamilton Tennessee 01 May 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-140
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
UCHT004231 Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
52
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
UCHT004226 Marion Tennessee 10 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
121
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
UCHT004225 Hamilton Tennessee 06 May 1968 A. Martone
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
APSC0040728 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0054895 Logan Kentucky 01 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0050391 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0082376 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036714 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0066319 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036720 Montgomery Tennessee 07 May 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036719 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036721 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0066322 Butler Kentucky 03 May 1995 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0056730 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0064878 Decatur Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036715 Trigg Kentucky 08 May 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0064316 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0048537 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0085742 Christian Kentucky 26 May 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0066317 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Carex oxylepis
MTSU003451 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Apr 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex oxylepis
TENN-V-0244161 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160404 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160412 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160399 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160417 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
APSC0068585 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0066320 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036726 Stewart Tennessee 09 Jun 2001 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036725 Caldwell Kentucky
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0064761 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex oxylepis
APSC0036718 Montgomery Tennessee 29 May 1949 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex oxylepis
UCHT035105 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
UCHT038629 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160427 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160400 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160492 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160429 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160401 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160410 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160409 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160405 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160418 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160403 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160414 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160407 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160416 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160428 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160415 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160398 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160421 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160496 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160411 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160419 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160406 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160425 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160495 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160413 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160430 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160426 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160424 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160494 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160402 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160431 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160493 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160422 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160491 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160408 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160423 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160490 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
BRIT160420 Tennessee
VDB
Carex oxylepis
SWMT05057 Shelby Tennessee 14 May 2013 A. DeGenova &R. Jabaily &E. Johnson
68
SWMT
Carex oxylepis
SWMT05060 Shelby Tennessee 14 May 2013 A. DeGenova &R. Jabaily &E. Johnson
84
SWMT
Carex oxylepis
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