Carex platyphylla

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex platyphylla J. Carey
Common Namebroadleaf 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: 8.5
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

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: Bell (KY), Boyle (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Clark (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Henry (KY), Jackson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Laurel (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Perry (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Taylor (KY), Wayne (KY), Woodford (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hancock (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1955 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100058591 Rowan Kentucky 03 Jun 1999 Kim Feeman
474
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100045986 Laurel Kentucky 16 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1739
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058492 Madison Kentucky 27 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2858
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058427 Bell Kentucky 01 May 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
705
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058559 Oldham Kentucky 11 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6320
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100045879 Clark Kentucky 06 May 1955 Mary Ruth Beckett
272
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058500 Madison Kentucky 27 May 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
2885
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100045960 Henry Kentucky 05 May 1963 J. L. Gentry Jr.
954
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058575 Powell Kentucky 25 Apr 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4653
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058542 Montgomery Kentucky 17 Apr 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058534 Mercer Kentucky 10 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11452
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058476 Henry Kentucky 20 Oct 1962 J. L. Gentry Jr.
844
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100061801 Henry Kentucky 05 May 1963 J. L. Gentry Jr.
952
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058518 Madison Kentucky 19 May 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4262
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058443 Estill Kentucky 06 May 1988 Richard G. Guetig
593
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058526 Madison Kentucky 19 May 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4262
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100439486 Boyle Kentucky 13 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4993
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100061751 Hardin Kentucky 21 May 1978 Ray Cranfill
585
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058450 Estill Kentucky 26 May 1987 Richard G. Guetig
128
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058583 Pulaski Kentucky 15 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1623
EKY
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003734 Harlan Kentucky 24 Apr 1988 Ben Begley
88-95
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003736 Rockcastle Kentucky 22 Jun 1989 Neal Denton, Johnny R. Skeese
233
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003739 Taylor Kentucky 18 Jun 1998 Robert F.C. Naczi, Anton A. Reznicek
7431
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003738 Rockcastle Kentucky 03 Jun 1997 Chris A. Fleming, Ralph L. Thompson, Amanda N. Allen
AF-36
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002003 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002000 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002007 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002006 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU001999 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
31234100058484 Jessamine Kentucky 16 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11486
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100045895 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
199
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058567 Perry Kentucky 12 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2237
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100061728 Franklin Kentucky 15 May 1983 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058468 Garrard Kentucky 12 Jun 1984 Donna A. Godbey
624
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058625 Rhea Tennessee 25 Apr 1988 V. E. McNeilus
88-256
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058617 Knox Tennessee 04 Jun 1988 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex platyphylla
31234100058633 Sevier Tennessee 03 May 2007 Landon E. McKinney
10018
EKY
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003737 Rockcastle Kentucky 12 May 1990 Neal Denton, Ralph L. Thompson, Dale Noe, Jr.
1129
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
BEREA003735 Jackson Kentucky 14 Apr 1985 David D. Taylor
8311
BEREA
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002002 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002001 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
ETSU002004 Unicoi Tennessee 04 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003019 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003017 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
31973000010627 Blount Tennessee
KNK
Carex platyphylla
31973000010625 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003018 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003020 Casey Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003021 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
MDKY00003016 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050263 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050247 Hamblen Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050251 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050246 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050260 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050264 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050249 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050236 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050262 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0242225 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050257 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050243 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050254 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050240 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056648 Jackson Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050250 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050266 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050237 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056644 Estill Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050242 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050255 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050252 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056646 Henry Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050239 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050241 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050253 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050235 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056649 Madison Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050259 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050261 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050248 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050258 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050256 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050238 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056647 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050245 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
APSC0077480 Jackson Kentucky 18 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0114842 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0092805 Jackson Kentucky 26 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0056645 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050244 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0050265 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
UCHT004149 Marion Tennessee 09 Jun 1983 Edwin Bridges
439
UCHT
Carex platyphylla
APSC0036572 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0104108 Madison Kentucky 31 May 1985 Max Medley
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0107229 Carter Kentucky 01 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0106096 Wayne Kentucky 25 Apr 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160319 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160312 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160314 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160313 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160324 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160315 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160320 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
APSC0092188 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Carex platyphylla
APSC0092510 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex platyphylla
MTSU023775 Cumberland Kentucky
MTSU
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0244165 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Carex platyphylla
TENN-V-0244996 Claiborne Tennessee 19 May 2011 Aaron Floden
1543
TENN
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160317 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160322 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160325 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160323 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160318 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160321 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
BRIT160316 Tennessee
VDB
Carex platyphylla
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