Carex juniperorum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex juniperorum Catling, Reznicek & Crins
Common Namejuniper sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 10.0
C value 10
StatusNative; KY[S1S2] (State Rank); G3 (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

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: Bath (KY), Lewis (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100061074 Lewis Kentucky Robert F. C. Naczi
EKY
Carex juniperorum
BEREA003579 Bath Kentucky
BEREA
Carex juniperorum
APSC0092463 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex juniperorum
APSC0036946 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex juniperorum
31234100061066 Lewis Kentucky Randy L. Mears
EKY
Carex juniperorum
31973000010325 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex juniperorum
APSC0036947 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex juniperorum
APSC0092467 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex juniperorum
APSC0092461 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Carex juniperorum
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Plant Photos

Carex juniperorum - Tara Littlefield
Carex juniperorum - Tara Littlefield
Carex juniperorum - Tara Littlefield
Carex juniperorum - Tara Littlefield