Carex sparganioides

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex sparganioides Muhl. ex Willd.
Common Namebur-reed 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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 5.8
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); 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 sparganioides var. lutea Carex sparganioides var. lutea

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: Boone (KY), Campbell (KY), Elliott (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Harrison (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Lawrence (KY), Letcher (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Montgomery (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Shelby (KY), Spencer (KY), Woodford (KY), Blount (TN), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hancock (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), Marshall (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1944 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100065414 Shelby Kentucky 10 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9073
EKY
Carex sparganioides
31234100065422 Shelby Kentucky 10 May 1999 Ronald L. Jones
9075
EKY
Carex sparganioides
31234100724366 Garrard Kentucky 28 Apr 2010 W.W. Overbeck
389
EKY
Carex sparganioides
BEREA003802 Rockcastle Kentucky 05 Jun 1989 Neal Denton, Johnny R. Skeese
303
BEREA
Carex sparganioides
31973000010771 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010770 Harrison Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010767 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010768 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010769 Fayette Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010773 Powell Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050702 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050704 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050717 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
31234100065406 Montgomery Kentucky 30 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex sparganioides
31234100065398 Franklin Kentucky 24 May 1983 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex sparganioides
31234100065380 Fayette Kentucky 01 Jan 1997 Danny Husband
592
EKY
Carex sparganioides
BEREA003801 Fayette Kentucky 17 May 1989 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex sparganioides
31973000010772 Elliott Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010775 Tipton Tennessee
KNK
Carex sparganioides
31973000010774 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050705 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050698 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050709 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050716 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050713 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050699 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050700 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050712 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050714 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050715 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0057451 Letcher Kentucky
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050701 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050711 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
UCHT004521 Cheatham Tennessee 04 May 1986 R. Kral
73403
UCHT
Carex sparganioides
APSC0114694 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0066845 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0065815 Woodford Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0066917 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0053220 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0098379 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0082767 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0092515 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050710 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050707 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050708 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050706 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050718 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050697 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
TENN-V-0050703 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Carex sparganioides
UCHT004520 Cheatham Tennessee 04 May 1986 R. Kral
73403
UCHT
Carex sparganioides
BEREA024205 Kentucky
BEREA
Carex sparganioides
BEREA024206 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex sparganioides
BEREA024204 Kentucky
BEREA
Carex sparganioides
APSC0066916 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0085738 Lawrence Kentucky
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0036427 Montgomery Tennessee 14 May 1949 Floyd Brown
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0053189 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
HTTU026873 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU026874 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU025885 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160630 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160626 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160621 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160632 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160629 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160631 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160627 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
APSC0066915 Jefferson Kentucky 26 May 1944 P.A. Davies
APSC
Carex sparganioides
APSC0065316 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex sparganioides
HTTU028399 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU025886 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU025884 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU025883 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU026872 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU014397 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
HTTU025882 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160622 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160624 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160628 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160625 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
BRIT160623 Tennessee
VDB
Carex sparganioides
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