Carex longii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex longii Mack.
Common NameLongs Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BE; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Rank: 3-ranked; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: 0; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: 0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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 longi Carex longi Mack.

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), Clinton (KY), Fleming (KY), Larue (KY), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hickman (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1999 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100056298 Clinton Kentucky 27 Jun 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-347
EKY
Carex longii
31973000010408 Larue Kentucky
KNK
Carex longii
MDKY00002858 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049406 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049405 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049409 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049392 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049410 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049398 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049395 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049393 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049399 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
APSC0053419 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
APSC0098835 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
APSC0098836 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
APSC0053420 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
31234100056306 Clinton Kentucky 06 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-971
EKY
Carex longii
31234100056314 Clinton Kentucky 06 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-962
EKY
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049394 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049397 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049404 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049400 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049407 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049396 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049408 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049401 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049402 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0055556 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Carex longii
TENN-V-0049403 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex longii
APSC0036819 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
UOS06803 Franklin Tennessee 01 Jul 2010 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Carex longii
UOS06802 Franklin Tennessee 07 Jul 2010 Nathan Bourne
UOS
Carex longii
APSC0091226 White Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
APSC0065508 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
APSC0098801 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Carex longii
UCHT037341 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Carex longii
BRIT236620 Polk Tennessee
VDB
Carex longii
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