Carex buxbaumii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex buxbaumii Wahlenb.
Common NameBuxbaum'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: 8.2
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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 buxbaumii var. macrostachya Carex buxbaumii var. macrostachya Hartm.
Carex holmiana Carex holmiana
Carex polygama Carex polygama

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: Ballard (KY), Clinton (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100047362 Ballard Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0052724 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046946 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046944 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046948 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046949 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046945 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
APSC0098798 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159327 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159323 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159326 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159328 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159325 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
BRIT159324 Tennessee
VDB
Carex buxbaumii
31234100047354 Ballard Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Carex buxbaumii
31234100047370 Clinton Kentucky Robert F. C. Naczi
EKY
Carex buxbaumii
31973000009834 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046947 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0240907 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0046943 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
APSC0109457 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex buxbaumii
APSC0091221 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex buxbaumii
APSC0052976 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-0244201 Coffee Tennessee R. Kral
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
TENN-V-2044201 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex buxbaumii
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Plant Photos

Carex buxbaumii - Milo Pyne
Carex buxbaumii - Milo Pyne
Carex buxbaumii - Milo Pyne
Carex buxbaumii - Milo Pyne