Carex careyana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex careyana Torr. ex Dewey
Common NameCarey's 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: 9.7
C value 10
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4G5 (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: Barren (KY), Caldwell (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Lincoln (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Jackson (TN), Marion (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100186186 Menifee Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22140
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047404 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
200
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047412 Powell Kentucky 23 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5041
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100772720 Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21468
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047446 Todd Kentucky 01 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3312
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100186178 Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21470
EKY
Carex careyana
BEREA003316 Lincoln Kentucky
BEREA
Carex careyana
BEREA003317 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex careyana
BEREA003315 Edmonson Kentucky
BEREA
Carex careyana
31973000009836 Carter Tennessee
KNK
Carex careyana
31973000009837 Clay Tennessee
KNK
Carex careyana
MDKY00002422 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046975 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046957 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046966 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
N/A Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 Ross C. Clark
21468
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047420 Menifee Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22140
EKY
Carex careyana
N/A Menifee Kentucky 02 May 1988 R.C.Clark
21468
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100777950 Powell Kentucky 05 Mar 2017 Thomas McFadden
330
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047453 Rutherford Tennessee 03 May 1980 T. Filipczak
108
EKY
Carex careyana
31234100047438 Lyon Kentucky 26 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
3284
EKY
Carex careyana
BEREA003318 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex careyana
31973000009835 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex careyana
MDKY00002425 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex careyana
MDKY00002424 Fayette Kentucky
MDKY
Carex careyana
MDKY00002423 Todd Kentucky
MDKY
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046976 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046967 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0052855 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046971 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046974 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046952 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046959 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046968 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046956 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0052854 Menifee Kentucky
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046961 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046965 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046978 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046954 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046955 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046951 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046958 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
UCHT004109 Van Buren Tennessee 02 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
FCF-146
UCHT
Carex careyana
APSC0053788 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046964 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0174720 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046970 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046953 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046972 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046969 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046963 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046979 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046962 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046973 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046960 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046980 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0046977 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0240942 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
APSC0067253 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex careyana
APSC0050590 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Carex careyana
APSC0053321 Edmonson Kentucky 20 Apr 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex careyana
APSC0040190 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex careyana
HTTU026095 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU026103 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU028705 Grundy Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU033302 Clay Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU007178 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU028809 Clay Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
UCHT037268 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037266 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037272 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037267 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UOS06675 Van Buren Tennessee 17 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Carex careyana
N/A Franklin Tennessee 15 May 2013 Dwayne Estes
UOS
Carex careyana
UOS06678 Franklin Tennessee 04 May 1986 Thomas S. Patrick
UOS
Carex careyana
APSC0067254 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Carex careyana
APSC0046985 Davidson Tennessee 21 Apr 1985 R. Kral
APSC
Carex careyana
HTTU029295 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU028960 White Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU029187 Clay Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
HTTU026094 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Carex careyana
TENN-V-0244160 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex careyana
UCHT037271 Sumner Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037265 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037269 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
UCHT037270 Rutherford Tennessee
UCHT
Carex careyana
BRIT158970 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158990 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT159000 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158971 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158994 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158996 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158984 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158995 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158973 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158981 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158989 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158980 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158967 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158977 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158992 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158993 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT121949 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158988 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158998 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158999 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158978 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158965 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158997 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158976 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158987 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158968 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158979 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158975 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158986 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158983 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158982 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158969 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158991 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158972 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158966 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158985 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
BRIT158974 Tennessee
VDB
Carex careyana
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