Carex folliculata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex folliculata L.
Common NameNorthern Long Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: NRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; 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
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] (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.

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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 xanthophysa Carex xanthophysa

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: Bledsoe (TN), Johnson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, TENN, ETSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1987 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU001805 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047978 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047989 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047981 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047977 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047991 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047990 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
ETSU027080 Johnson Tennessee 15 Jun 2018 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
18149
ETSU
Carex folliculata
31234100067105 Bledsoe Tennessee 03 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5012
EKY
Carex folliculata
N/A Johnson Tennessee 29 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047987 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047988 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047985 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047983 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047984 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047976 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047982 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047980 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
TENN-V-0047986 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex folliculata
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