Carex flaccosperma

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex flaccosperma Dewey
Common Namethinfruit 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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); G5TNR (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 laxiflora var. mutica Carex laxiflora var. mutica
Carex microsperma Carex microsperma

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: Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Grayson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Livingston (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Pendleton (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Bedford (TN), Benton (TN), Bradley (TN), Carroll (TN), Chester (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lewis (TN), Lincoln (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100054632 Laurel Kentucky 29 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-771
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054715 Todd Kentucky 27 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3393
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054210 Rowan Kentucky 13 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1161
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054293 Carroll Tennessee 26 May 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054228 Rowan Kentucky 03 Jun 1999 Kim Feeman
456
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010113 Grayson Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010117 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010119 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
MDKY00002629 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex flaccosperma
MDKY00002630 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047957 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047960 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047974 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047954 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047952 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054202 Calloway Kentucky 22 May 1982 Michael Woods
578
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054640 Laurel Kentucky 24 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-701
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054236 Trigg Kentucky 15 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3372
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31234100054244 Trigg Kentucky 15 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3372
EKY
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010118 Franklin Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010116 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
31973000010115 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex flaccosperma
MDKY00002628 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047963 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053957 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053941 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053959 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047973 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047971 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047951 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047959 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047972 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047967 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047953 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047965 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047955 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053942 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047966 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047968 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047969 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047958 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053958 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053991 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0174648 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053940 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0053015 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0064789 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0104160 Livingston Kentucky 25 Apr 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0064883 Carroll Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0054924 Todd Kentucky 01 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0037193 Christian Kentucky 15 May 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0037194 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0085429 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0059807 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
HTTU028669 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Carex flaccosperma
UCHT038653 Bedford Tennessee
UCHT
Carex flaccosperma
UCHT035064 McCracken Kentucky
UCHT
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047964 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053990 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0053989 Caldwell Kentucky
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047962 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047956 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047970 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047975 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
TENN-V-0047961 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex flaccosperma
UCHT004182 Marion Tennessee 10 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
132
UCHT
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0054461 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0037191 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
APSC0064811 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Carex flaccosperma
UCHT038655 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Carex flaccosperma
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