Carex albursina

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex albursina E. Sheld.
Common Namewhite bear 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: 7.6
C value 8
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5?] (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 laxiflora var. latifolia Carex laxiflora var. latifolia Boott

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 (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Harrison (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Leslie (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Madison (KY), Mason (KY), Meade (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Monroe (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Shelby (KY), Todd (KY), Trimble (KY), Whitley (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hancock (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1945 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100061686 Franklin Kentucky 26 Sep 1979 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100058435 Casey Kentucky 16 Apr 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7096
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045937 Franklin Kentucky 29 Apr 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4942
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045994 Leslie Kentucky 21 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5037
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045929 Franklin Kentucky 19 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6325b
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045861 Anderson Kentucky 27 May 1978 William S. Bryant
576
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100085057 Fulton Kentucky 30 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4220
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045911 Franklin Kentucky 19 May 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6325b
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046125 Maury Tennessee 03 May 1980 T. Filipczak
119
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046018 Mercer Kentucky 20 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11552
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046091 Anderson Tennessee 28 Apr 1988 V.E. McNeilus
88-254
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046109 Clay Tennessee 17 Apr 1991 V. E. McNeilus
91-202
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046034 Rockcastle Kentucky 11 May 1989 Neal Denton
137
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046042 Rockcastle Kentucky 12 May 1990 Ralph L. Thompson
1130
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046067 Woodford Kentucky 25 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2836
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046075 Woodford Kentucky 19 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2899
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046026 Ohio Kentucky 04 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4957
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045978 Fleming Kentucky 27 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1209
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046000 Mercer Kentucky 10 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11448
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045887 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
593
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045903 Franklin Kentucky 08 May 1979 J. R. M.
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045945 Fulton Kentucky 30 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4220
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046059 Shelby Kentucky 10 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9081
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100046117 Jackson Tennessee 18 Apr 1992 V. E. McNeilus
92-90
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045853 Anderson Kentucky 12 Jun 1978 William S. Bryant
503
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100045952 Hardin Kentucky 11 May 1991 Sheldon
4648
EKY
Carex albursina
31234100172178 Anderson Tennessee 28 Apr 1988 V. E. McNeilus
88-254
EKY
Carex albursina
BEREA003217 Madison Kentucky 15 May 1997 Rudy A. Gelis
426-97
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003218 Monroe Kentucky 18 May 2009 Ralph L. Thompson, Ronald L. Jones
09-240
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003222 Rockcastle Kentucky 28 May 1983 David D. Taylor
3738
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003216 Madison Kentucky 09 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
2113
BEREA
Carex albursina
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 11 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex albursina
ETSU001600 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex albursina
ETSU001601 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex albursina
ETSU006229 Washington Tennessee 23 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex albursina
31973000009641 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009636 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009646 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009644 Franklin Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009642 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009638 Mason Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009637 Ohio Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
BEREA003220 Rockcastle Kentucky 15 Jun 1997 Chris A. Fleming
AF-106
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003219 Rockcastle Kentucky 11 May 1989 Neal Denton, Melissa Denton
137
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003221 Rockcastle Kentucky 21 May 1982 David D. Taylor
54
BEREA
Carex albursina
BEREA003215 Franklin Kentucky 21 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
2637
BEREA
Carex albursina
31973000009643 Fleming Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009639 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009645 Leslie Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009635 Trimble Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
31973000009640 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex albursina
MDKY00002326 Leslie Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002324 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002327 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002329 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00003096 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002323 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002322 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002330 Whitley Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002328 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046300 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046316 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046350 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046291 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046292 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046283 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046329 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046306 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0174646 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046285 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046336 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046318 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046294 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
MDKY00002321 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002325 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
MDKY00002320 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046344 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046335 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046284 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046320 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0051712 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046315 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046330 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046333 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046319 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046325 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046337 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0051713 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046328 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046339 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046305 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046348 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046345 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046349 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046298 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0051717 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046282 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046353 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046327 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046346 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046293 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046308 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046287 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046347 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046351 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0240895 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046326 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046299 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046295 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046281 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046289 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046355 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046309 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046332 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046296 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046322 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046331 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046340 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046304 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046286 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046301 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046321 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046311 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046288 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046317 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046356 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046334 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046307 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046312 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046324 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0051711 Woodford Kentucky
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046303 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046314 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046342 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046297 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046352 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046313 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046338 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046302 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046310 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046343 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046354 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0051718 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Carex albursina
UCHT004236 Scott Tennessee 03 May 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-153
UCHT
Carex albursina
UCHT004234 Jackson Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
45
UCHT
Carex albursina
UCHT004235 DeKalb Tennessee 19 Jun 1973 Local Flora (Sagittarians)
121
UCHT
Carex albursina
APSC0066647 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037724 Stewart Tennessee 30 Apr 1980 Jackie Stack
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0059764 Todd Kentucky 01 May 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0107230 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046290 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046323 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0046341 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
APSC0054477 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0086858 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0059766 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0085748 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0085746 Livingston Kentucky 12 Jul 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0036941 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0064889 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0066586 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0065024 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037727 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0114839 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0105263 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0105264 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0053315 Edmonson Kentucky 20 Apr 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037729 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0066648 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037728 Montgomery Tennessee 05 Aug 1945 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037723 Stewart Tennessee 24 May 1989 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0092197 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0059763 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0071749 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0066584 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
HTTU029909 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
HTTU031244 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
HTTU029748 White Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
TENN-V-0244194 Cheatham Tennessee 24 Apr 1997 R. Kral
87017
TENN
Carex albursina
UCHT038674 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Carex albursina
APSC0066585 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037730 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0053907 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0037725 Stewart Tennessee 17 May 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0053018 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0036940 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
APSC0067340 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex albursina
HTTU028151 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
HTTU029798 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
HTTU029882 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
HTTU029749 White Tennessee
HTTU
Carex albursina
TENN-V-2044194 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex albursina
UCHT035037 Carter Kentucky
UCHT
Carex albursina
UCHT038673 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex albursina
UOS06634 Franklin Tennessee 28 Apr 2009 Jon Evans
UOS
Carex albursina
UOS06631 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex albursina
UOS06633 Franklin Tennessee 22 Apr 2006 Jon Evans
UOS
Carex albursina
UOS06632 Franklin Tennessee 06 May 2006 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Carex albursina
BRIT158740 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158723 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158751 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158737 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158744 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158679 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158739 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158730 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158749 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158741 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158746 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158731 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158734 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
UOS06635 Franklin Tennessee 05 Jun 2010 Katie Qualls
UOS
Carex albursina
UOS06630 Van Buren Tennessee 19 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex albursina
BRIT158738 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158729 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158752 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158691 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158682 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158693 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158756 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158735 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158736 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158690 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158678 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158732 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158722 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158673 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158694 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158684 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158750 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158685 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158669 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158680 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158692 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158726 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158742 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158758 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158671 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158686 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158727 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158688 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158724 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158745 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158748 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158674 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158672 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158753 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158733 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158687 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158747 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158681 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158676 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158754 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158728 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158670 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158757 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158683 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158677 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158721 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158725 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158755 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158743 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158689 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
BRIT158675 Tennessee
VDB
Carex albursina
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Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Tara Littlefield
Carex albursina - Joey Shaw
Carex albursina - Joey Shaw
Carex albursina - Joey Shaw
Carex albursina - Joey Shaw