Carex praegracilis

Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
SpeciesCarex praegracilis W. Boott
Common NameClustered Field Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 1.5
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; EMP (FACW) (NWPL); KY[SNR] (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
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Carex camporum Carex camporum Mackenzie
Carex marcida Carex marcida J.F. Gmel.
Carex marcida var. alterna Carex marcida var. alterna L.H.Bailey
Carex marcida var. debilis Carex marcida var. debilis

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: Whitley (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: KNK, SWMT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 1939

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000010630 Whitley Kentucky
Carex praegracilis
SWMT00693 Tennessee 05 May 1939 A. F. W.
Carex camporum
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