Carex radiata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex radiata (Wahlenb.) Small
Common Nameeastern star sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.9
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[S2?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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: Bell (KY), Boone (KY), Bullitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Clay (KY), Clinton (KY), Graves (KY), Hancock (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Laurel (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Meade (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Nelson (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Russell (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Wayne (KY), Anderson (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Clay (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Scott (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100064524 Clay Kentucky 21 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5029
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100064631 Fentress Tennessee 13 May 1989 Ronald L. Jones
6015
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100064599 Madison Kentucky 12 May 1995 Gary W. Libby
OB-970
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100780434 Powell Kentucky 28 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
639
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100780400 Powell Kentucky 28 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
636
EKY
Carex radiata
BEREA003766 Laurel Kentucky 16 May 2002 Ralph L. Thompson, Edward W. J. FitzGerald, Jr.
Feb-38
BEREA
Carex radiata
BEREA003767 Madison Kentucky 17 May 1992 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
2247
BEREA
Carex radiata
BEREA003768 Madison Kentucky 06 Jun 1992 J. Richard Abbott
2261
BEREA
Carex radiata
ETSU006252 Johnson Tennessee 16 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU006550 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU006251 Johnson Tennessee 16 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU002026 Unicoi Tennessee 31 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU002030 Carter Tennessee 11 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU006194 Johnson Tennessee 20 Jun 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
31234100064557 Harlan Kentucky 19 Aug 1998 Ronald L. Jones
8737a
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100064532 Graves Kentucky 27 Apr 2010 Deborah White
1
EKY
Carex radiata
31234100064508 Clinton Kentucky 10 Jun 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-196
EKY
Carex radiata
BEREA003769 Madison Kentucky 12 May 1995 Gary W. Libby, Ronald Jones
OB-970
BEREA
Carex radiata
BEREA003765 Laurel Kentucky 16 May 2002 Ralph L. Thompson, Edward W. J. FitzGerald, Jr.
Feb-36
BEREA
Carex radiata
ETSU006549 Johnson Tennessee 06 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
N/A Johnson Tennessee 08 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
31973000010905 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010900 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010899 Livingston Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010902 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010896 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010904 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050400 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
ETSU002028 Unicoi Tennessee 08 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
ETSU002029 Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex radiata
31973000010901 Clay Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010903 Boone Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010897 Nelson Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010898 Lyon Kentucky
KNK
Carex radiata
31973000010672 Warren Kentucky 15 Jun 1997 Naczi, Robert
6498
KNK
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050384 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050395 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050389 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050392 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050383 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050401 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0056815 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050393 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050404 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050403 Union Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050396 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050402 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0056816 Wayne Kentucky
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050388 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050385 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050386 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050397 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050399 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050398 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050390 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
APSC0104240 Meade Kentucky 28 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104184 Graves Kentucky 24 Apr 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050387 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050394 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0050391 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Carex radiata
APSC0065817 Warren Kentucky 10 May 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036584 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104243 Hancock Kentucky 05 May 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036483 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0064907 Carroll Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104294 Jefferson Kentucky 09 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104181 Trigg Kentucky 27 Apr 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036475 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036509 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036510 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036493 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104183 Hopkins Kentucky 09 Jun 1969 Jim Conrad
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036474 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0044869 Russell Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0077583 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0045235 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0040506 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036482 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036506 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036479 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0093882 Hopkins Kentucky 06 May 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036476 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036488 Christian Kentucky 16 May 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036471 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0065818 Jefferson Kentucky 11 May 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0045742 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104242 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036480 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036481 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036486 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0048819 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104241 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0070534 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0036502 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
HTTU026761 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex radiata
TENN-V-0244444 Sevier Tennessee 01 Jun 2011 Loy R. Phillippe
42806
TENN
Carex radiata
APSC0036541 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0104182 Rockcastle Kentucky 17 May 1977 Richard Hannan
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0065790 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0045234 Clay Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0064788 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0082334 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
APSC0054215 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex radiata
HTTU026759 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex radiata
HTTU026765 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex radiata
HTTU026760 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex radiata
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