Carex lonchocarpa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex lonchocarpa Willd.
Common NameSouthern Long Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; 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 5
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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: Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Cumberland (TN), Lincoln (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0049381 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049379 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049391 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049385 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049383 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049386 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049387 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049390 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049389 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049384 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049388 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049380 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
TENN-V-0049382 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Carex lonchocarpa
BRIT169212 Tennessee
VDB
Carex lonchocarpa
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Plant Photos

Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw
Carex lonchocarpa - Joey Shaw