Carex stricta

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex stricta Lam.
Common Nameupright 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: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 5.3
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G5 (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

SynonymFull Citation
Carex xerocarpa Carex xerocarpa

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: Calloway (KY), Clinton (KY), Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Hart (KY), Hickman (KY), Knox (KY), McCreary (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Wayne (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Carroll (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Giles (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Lewis (TN), Monroe (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Stewart (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100065885 Cumberland Tennessee 17 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4954
EKY
Carex stricta
31973000010812 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Carex stricta
MDKY00003253 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
MDKY00003256 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
MDKY00003254 Wayne Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
MDKY00003255 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
MDKY00003257 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
MDKY00003252 Wayne Kentucky
MDKY
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050874 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050871 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050878 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050879 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0057743 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050868 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050877 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050875 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
31234100065869 Clinton Kentucky 15 Jun 1995 Gary W. Libby
960
EKY
Carex stricta
31234100065851 Clinton Kentucky 02 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-784
EKY
Carex stricta
31973000010813 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050867 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050869 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050870 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050872 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050873 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0050876 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex stricta
UCHT004456 Polk Tennessee 11 Apr 1980 Larry G. Williams
910
UCHT
Carex stricta
APSC0065808 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0065811 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0076988 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036276 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1989 Susan Holt
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0083783 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
TENN-V-0057744 Calloway Kentucky
TENN
Carex stricta
UCHT004457 Polk Tennessee 11 Apr 1980 Gene S. Van Horn
1765
UCHT
Carex stricta
UCHT004455 Polk Tennessee 11 Apr 1980 Gene S. Van Horn
1765
UCHT
Carex stricta
APSC0092192 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0082382 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0064899 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0064545 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036275 Stewart Tennessee 08 May 1991 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0065506 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0065889 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0065883 Calloway Kentucky 05 May 1975 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0071178 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036274 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
HTTU014398 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Carex stricta
UCHT035120 Blount Tennessee
UCHT
Carex stricta
APSC0041114 Blount Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0083905 Hickman Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0076964 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036281 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0045241 Rhea Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036279 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex stricta
APSC0036277 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1989 Susan Holt
APSC
Carex stricta
MTSU003458 Giles Tennessee 15 Apr 2000 Dwayne Estes
MTSU
Carex stricta
UCHT038530 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Carex stricta
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Carex stricta - Dwayne Estes
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