Carex pigra

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex pigra Naczi
Common NameTarheel 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: ;
C value
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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

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: Anderson (TN), Bradley (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamblen (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2008 - 2008

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0050144 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050141 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050135 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050133 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050134 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
UCHT004191 Grundy Tennessee 07 Aug 2008 V.L. McDainel
897
UCHT
Carex pigra
APSC0064813 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex pigra
BRIT160478 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0174692 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050140 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050136 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050142 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0174693 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050147 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050137 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050138 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050143 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050139 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050145 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
TENN-V-0050146 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex pigra
BRIT160479 Tennessee
VDB
Carex pigra
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