Carex bushii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex bushii Mack.
Common NameBush'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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 3.2
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4 (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: Christian (KY), Fleming (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Hickman (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Trigg (KY), Carroll (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cumberland (TN), Haywood (TN), Knox (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Union (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100047297 McCracken Kentucky 23 May 1969 Raymond Athey
633
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047594 Lyon Kentucky 05 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4972
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047289 Hickman Kentucky 07 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4187
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047503 Fleming Kentucky 29 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6645
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047669 Trigg Kentucky 05 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
4985
EKY
Carex bushii
BEREA003313 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex bushii
BEREA003314 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex bushii
MDKY00002421 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046941 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046931 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046925 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046937 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046930 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046939 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046936 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046932 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
31234100047321 Christian Kentucky 13 Jun 1983 Raymond Athey
4823
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047339 Madison Kentucky 02 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-348
EKY
Carex bushii
31234100047313 Hickman Kentucky 04 Jun 1979 Raymond Athey
4323
EKY
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046942 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0052596 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046935 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046934 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046926 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046933 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046938 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046929 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046928 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046940 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
UCHT004526 Cumberland Tennessee 29 May 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-242
UCHT
Carex bushii
006327 Carroll Tennessee
BOON
Carex bushii
APSC0037560 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex bushii
APSC0065880 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex bushii
APSC0037559 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex bushii
APSC0058734 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Carex bushii
MTSU003350 Carroll Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex bushii
BRIT158934 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158936 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159313 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159314 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158935 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158932 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159311 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159315 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159317 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158931 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159322 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
TENN-V-0046927 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex bushii
UCHT004525 McCracken Kentucky 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
48
UCHT
Carex bushii
APSC0059736 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex bushii
APSC0085487 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex bushii
APSC0058879 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex bushii
BRIT158938 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158929 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159321 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159318 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159319 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159312 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159316 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158930 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158933 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT158937 Tennessee
VDB
Carex bushii
BRIT159320 Tennessee
VDB
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