Carex gracilescens

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex gracilescens Steud.
Common NameSlender Looseflower 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: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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
  • 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 laxiflora var. gracillima Carex laxiflora var. gracillima (Boott) Boott ex B.L. Rob. & Fernald

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: Bullitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Elliott (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), McLean (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Owsley (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fayette (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100772795 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21416
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048931 Morgan Tennessee 01 May 2006 Dwayne Estes
8842
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048782 McLean Kentucky 21 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4673
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048865 Todd Kentucky 01 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3313
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100724861 Garrard Kentucky 28 Apr 2010 W.W. Overbeck
398
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772712 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21296
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21267
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 R.C.Clark
21416
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21289
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100053600 Montgomery Kentucky 29 Jun 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048840 Powell Kentucky 01 May 2000 Ronald L. Jones
9257
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772753 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21412
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 R.C.Clark
21444
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21276
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21267
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048790 Montgomery Kentucky 28 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100184975 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21268
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048808 Montgomery Kentucky 14 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21296
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048816 Montgomery Kentucky 18 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21412
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100781952 Powell Kentucky 26 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
864
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21289
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100065984 Montgomery Kentucky 14 Apr 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048741 Laurel Kentucky 04 May 2000 Ralph L. Thompson
00-90
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21292
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100724853 Garrard Kentucky 06 May 2010 W.W. Overbeck
437
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100724200 Garrard Kentucky 27 May 2011 W.W. Overbeck
1281
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21296
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21416
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21292
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772761 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21444
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100186137 Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21502
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21289
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100852142 Powell Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22175
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21290
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048725 Knox Kentucky 19 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5027
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21444
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772662 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21276
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100421344 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jun 1991 Ronald Jones
6771
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100061462 Rockcastle Kentucky 11 May 1989 Neal Denton
143
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R.C.Clark
21289
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772670 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21290
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048717 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3348
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772779 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21450
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100852134 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21449
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772787 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21292
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048881 Rowan Kentucky 07 May 1999 Kim Feeman
390
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21290
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048733 Knox Kentucky 10 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5385
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048832 Owsley Kentucky 18 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4694
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048899 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
417
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048857 Rockcastle Kentucky 03 Jun 1997 Chris A. Fleming
AF-44
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21450
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21276
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048824 Montgomery Kentucky 23 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100724846 Garrard Kentucky 08 Jun 2010 W.W. Overbeck
542
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 R.C.Clark
21412
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100048873 Wolfe Kentucky 23 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5049
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100184967 Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21426
EKY
Carex gracilescens
31234100772746 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21267
EKY
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003460 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003466 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003459 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003464 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003461 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
ETSU001815 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex gracilescens
31973000010122 Russell Kentucky
KNK
Carex gracilescens
31973000010123 Wolfe Kentucky
KNK
Carex gracilescens
31973000010125 Knox Kentucky
KNK
Carex gracilescens
31973000010124 Elliott Kentucky
KNK
Carex gracilescens
31234100186129 Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21491
EKY
Carex gracilescens
N/A Menifee Kentucky 01 May 1988 R.C.Clark
21450
EKY
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003463 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003465 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA003462 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002668 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002678 Rockcastle Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002679 Todd Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002674 Leslie Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002677 Rockcastle Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002673 Laurel Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002669 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002671 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048210 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048153 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054263 Rockcastle Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002675 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002666 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002665 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002664 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002670 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002667 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002676 Rockcastle Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
MDKY00002672 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048157 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048209 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054260 Knox Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048152 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048159 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048158 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048155 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048150 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048207 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048206 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048151 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054262 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048208 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054261 Menifee Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
UCHT004257 Bradley Tennessee 01 May 1986 D. Houck
2429
UCHT
Carex gracilescens
BEREA024201 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
APSC0059869 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0064318 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0059868 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0092101 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0076405 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0086809 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0105266 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048212 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048205 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048211 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054259 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0054264 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048156 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
TENN-V-0048154 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex gracilescens
UCHT004259 Polk Tennessee 02 May 1986 Gene S. Van Horn
2335
UCHT
Carex gracilescens
UCHT004258 Maury Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
72
UCHT
Carex gracilescens
APSC0069947 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0037595 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0040747 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0037611 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0054190 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0077644 Jackson Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0079603 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
BEREA025489 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA025430 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA025427 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
BEREA025428 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
HTTU035698 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gracilescens
HTTU036533 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gracilescens
APSC0105267 Livingston Kentucky 25 Apr 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0065315 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0037118 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0076950 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0107027 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0111727 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
APSC0092099 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex gracilescens
HTTU033954 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gracilescens
UOS06752 Coffee Tennessee 24 May 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex gracilescens
BEREA025429 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Carex gracilescens
HTTU035696 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gracilescens
HTTU035700 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex gracilescens
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