Carex roanensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex roanensis F. J. Herm.
Common NameRoan Mountain Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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 9
StatusNative; TN[S2] KY[S1] (State Rank); G2G3 (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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  • 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: Harlan (KY), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2010 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100064904 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex roanensis
ETSU002046 Carter Tennessee 05 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU002049 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU005737 Carter Tennessee 24 Jun 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 03 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0050500 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
ETSU032449 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032455 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032474 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032439 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032454 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033389 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032475 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032447 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033395 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032456 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
31234100064920 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex roanensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU002052 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0050499 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0050502 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
ETSU032451 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033390 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032480 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032450 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032444 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033312 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032457 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032477 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032478 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032459 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
31234100064912 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex roanensis
ETSU002051 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU002050 Unicoi Tennessee 02 Oct 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU002048 Carter Tennessee 26 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0244643 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0244645 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
ETSU032473 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032481 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032440 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032436 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032446 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032443 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033394 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032460 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033393 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU009055 Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032479 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032453 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032437 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
31234100064896 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex roanensis
ETSU005911 Unicoi Tennessee 05 Aug 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU002047 Carter Tennessee 05 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0050501 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
TENN-V-0244644 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Carex roanensis
ETSU032472 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032435 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032445 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032476 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032448 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032441 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032452 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033391 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032438 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032458 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU027120 Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU033392 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex roanensis
ETSU032442 Carter Tennessee James T Donaldson
ETSU
Carex roanensis
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