Carex eburnea

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex eburnea Boott
Common Namebristleleaf 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: 8.1
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (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 alba var. setifolia Carex alba var. setifolia

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: Carter (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Garrard (KY), Jackson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Oldham (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Grainger (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Overton (TN), Pickett (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Van Buren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100070497 Fayette Kentucky 05 Jun 1978 W. Meijer
EKY
Carex eburnea
31234100053824 Edmonson Kentucky 23 Apr 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4618
EKY
Carex eburnea
31234100053816 Edmonson Kentucky 23 Apr 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4618
EKY
Carex eburnea
31234100053832 Mercer Kentucky 20 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11559
EKY
Carex eburnea
31234100053857 Roane Tennessee 27 Apr 1988 V.E. McNeilus
88-251
EKY
Carex eburnea
31234100053840 Overton Tennessee 01 Sep 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
2452
EKY
Carex eburnea
ETSU006046 Carter Tennessee 01 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex eburnea
MDKY00002616 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex eburnea
MDKY00002614 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex eburnea
MDKY00002617 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047900 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047877 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047894 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047895 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047881 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047882 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
BEREA003423 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex eburnea
ETSU001786 Carter Tennessee 27 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex eburnea
31973000010032 Clay Tennessee
KNK
Carex eburnea
MDKY00002613 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex eburnea
MDKY00002615 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047904 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047898 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047902 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047884 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047896 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047907 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047909 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047897 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047887 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047899 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0053769 Mercer Kentucky
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047906 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047888 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047878 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047880 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047910 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047901 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047890 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047892 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
UCHT004041 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Carex eburnea
APSC0101304 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0101305 Jessamine Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0070749 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0076956 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0037286 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0068259 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0064769 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047885 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047883 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047903 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047879 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047908 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047893 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047905 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047889 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047886 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
TENN-V-0047891 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex eburnea
APSC0037289 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0092481 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0088642 Mercer Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0059922 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0037284 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0059923 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0068258 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0104205 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0107204 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0104179 Jackson Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0037285 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0070179 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0094526 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0066670 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0037287 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
APSC0065514 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex eburnea
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Carex eburnea - Dwayne Estes
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