Carex aestivalis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex aestivalis M. A. Curtis ex A. Gray
Common Namesummer 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[S1] (State Rank); G4 (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

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: Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Wayne (KY), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100066388 Grundy Tennessee 21 Aug 1977 Thomas S. Patrick
379
EKY
Carex aestivalis
31234100045507 Wayne Kentucky Gary W. Libby
EKY
Carex aestivalis
BEREA003204 McCreary Kentucky Gary W. Libby, Steve A. Walker
BEREA
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001592 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 Aug 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU006500 Greene Tennessee 28 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001594 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001589 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001597 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
31973000009583 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046198 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046191 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046197 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
31234100045481 Letcher Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001590 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001593 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001596 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001591 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
ETSU001595 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046199 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046193 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046192 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046194 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046190 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046203 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046202 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046195 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046186 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046196 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046201 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046200 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046189 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046188 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046204 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046184 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046185 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
APSC0059731 Harlan Kentucky 13 Jun 1975 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex aestivalis
APSC0058747 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158179 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158182 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158181 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158177 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158176 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
APSC0063150 Harlan Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex aestivalis
APSC0059730 Harlan Kentucky 27 Jun 1995 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex aestivalis
APSC0114530 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Carex aestivalis
UCHT040173 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158185 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158183 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158180 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158178 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
BRIT158184 Tennessee
VDB
Carex aestivalis
APSC0064893 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Carex aestivalis
31234100058740 Jackson Kentucky Joe Abner
EKY
Carex aestivalis
TENN-V-0046187 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex aestivalis
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