Carex laxiculmis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex laxiculmis Schwein.
Common Namespreading 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: 7.4
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (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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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 retrocurva Carex retrocurva

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), Clay (KY), Elliott (KY), Fleming (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Laurel (KY), Leslie (KY), Letcher (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Owsley (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trimble (KY), Washington (KY), Whitley (KY), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Union (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100061405 Laurel Kentucky Ralph L. Thompson
90-307
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061355 Hardin Kentucky 11 Apr 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4280
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061447 Owsley Kentucky 18 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4686
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061439 Ohio Kentucky 04 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4952
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061371 Hardin Kentucky 11 Jun 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4280
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100050432 Laurel Kentucky 21 Apr 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-64
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100058849 Anderson Kentucky 05 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
584
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061330 Fleming Kentucky 13 May 1939 Mary E. Wharton
3887
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061413 Leslie Kentucky 14 May 1968 Lynn Garrison
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100058831 Anderson Kentucky 05 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
585
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
N/A Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 R.C. Clark
21179
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061348 Hardin Kentucky 26 May 1978 Ray Cranfill
719
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
BEREA003602 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex laxiculmis
31973000010338 Elliott Kentucky
KNK
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061504 Union Tennessee 09 May 1987 V. E. McNeilus
87-753
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061363 Hardin Kentucky 11 Jun 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4280
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061389 Hardin Kentucky 11 Jun 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4280
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061470 Washington Kentucky 04 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4947
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
N/A Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 Ross C. Clark
21179
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061397 Harlan Kentucky 12 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5401
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
N/A Montgomery Kentucky 05 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061322 Fleming Kentucky 30 May 2000 Kim Feeman
1156
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
31234100061454 Pulaski Kentucky 01 Jun 1991 John Richard Abbott
305
EKY
Carex laxiculmis
BEREA003603 Lincoln Kentucky
BEREA
Carex laxiculmis
BEREA003605 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Carex laxiculmis
BEREA003601 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex laxiculmis
BEREA003604 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Carex laxiculmis
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002801 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002810 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002819 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002802 Clay Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002807 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002814 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002811 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002806 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002812 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002809 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002820 Whitley Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002805 Leslie Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0240936 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0055221 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0055218 Letcher Kentucky
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0055220 Menifee Kentucky
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0063308 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
31973000010337 Washington Kentucky
KNK
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002816 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002817 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002813 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002803 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002808 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002804 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002818 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
MDKY00002800 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0056957 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0036886 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0055308 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0107223 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0050019 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0092196 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
HTTU035284 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0055217 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0240944 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
TENN-V-0055219 Menifee Kentucky
TENN
Carex laxiculmis
UCHT004140 Sequatchie Tennessee 12 May 1998 John Beck
1828
UCHT
Carex laxiculmis
UCHT004139 Polk Tennessee 26 Apr 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-121
UCHT
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0068977 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0051644 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0056956 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0068976 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0076974 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0059872 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
APSC0053523 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex laxiculmis
HTTU028194 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Carex laxiculmis
UCHT037302 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Carex laxiculmis
UCHT037304 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex laxiculmis
UCHT037305 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Carex laxiculmis
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