Carex festucacea

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex festucacea Schkuhr ex Willd.
Common Namefescue 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: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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
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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

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: Ballard (KY), Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Cumberland (KY), Fleming (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Harrison (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Leslie (KY), Lewis (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Menifee (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Coffee (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Unicoi (TN), Warren (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MDKY, UOS, APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100046158 Calloway Kentucky 22 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4193
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100708351 Montgomery Kentucky 30 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100779006 Menifee Kentucky 18 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
489
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054020 Christian Kentucky 18 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5455
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100724192 Garrard Kentucky 22 Apr 2011 W.W. Overbeck
1119
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100070430 McLean Kentucky 21 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4676
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054186 Coffee Tennessee 23 May 2001 Dwayne Estes
2304
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054095 Menifee Kentucky 10 May 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054012 Ballard Kentucky 06 Jun 1969 Raymond Athey
645
EKY
Carex festucacea
BEREA003308 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Carex festucacea
ETSU001788 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Jun 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex festucacea
ETSU001791 Unicoi Tennessee 17 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex festucacea
31973000010046 Franklin Tennessee
KNK
Carex festucacea
31973000010052 Franklin Tennessee
KNK
Carex festucacea
31234100054103 Powell Kentucky 12 Jun 1974 W. Meijer
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054061 Montgomery Kentucky 01 Jun 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054079 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
414
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100070422 McLean Kentucky 21 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4676
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054004 Ballard Kentucky 09 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3350
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054046 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
414
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054053 Madison Kentucky 26 May 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-836
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054087 McCracken Kentucky 23 May 1969 Raymond Athey
635
EKY
Carex festucacea
31234100054038 Graves Kentucky 18 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4147
EKY
Carex festucacea
BEREA022774 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Carex festucacea
N/A Johnson Tennessee 01 Jul 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002621 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002623 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002624 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047949 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002625 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002627 Leslie Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002618 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002619 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002626 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002415 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002620 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
MDKY00002622 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047940 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047928 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047930 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047920 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047947 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047948 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047915 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0053893 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047941 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047935 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047916 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047945 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047921 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047925 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047927 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047918 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047934 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047931 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047932 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0049834 Jackson Tennessee 15 May 2000 V. E. McNeilus
00-431
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0053872 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047937 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047933 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047911 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047912 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047913 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047942 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047936 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047943 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047922 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047929 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047939 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047919 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047917 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047923 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0053894 Muhlenberg Kentucky
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047946 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
UCHT004400 Marion Tennessee 09 Apr 2011 E. Blyveis
734
UCHT
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047914 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047944 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047938 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047926 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047950 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0047924 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
TENN-V-0240906 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex festucacea
UCHT004403 Loudon Tennessee 24 Apr 2001 V. E. McNeilus
01-111
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT004404 Marion Tennessee 27 Jul 1998 John Beck
2552
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT004401 Hamilton Tennessee 07 May 2010 E. Blyveis
217
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT004398 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Jun 2010 E. Blyveis
13
UCHT
Carex festucacea
APSC0037255 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0054886 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0058745 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0058910 Logan Kentucky 01 May 2016 Devin Rodgers
APSC
Carex festucacea
UCHT004402 Marion Tennessee 11 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
240
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT004399 Bradley Tennessee 27 May 1986 D. Houck
2482
UCHT
Carex festucacea
APSC0105183 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0059813 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0059729 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037259 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0098828 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0055096 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037250 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0091703 Cumberland Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037254 Christian Kentucky 09 Jun 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0098839 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037247 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037240 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0040738 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0064593 Marshall Kentucky 20 May 2014 Judy Redden
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037253 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0054885 McCracken Kentucky 29 May 2014 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0053502 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0085753 Christian Kentucky 26 May 1994 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0113671 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0065027 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0036638 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0065234 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0054896 Logan Kentucky 01 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0065181 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0045223 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0055886 Todd Kentucky 20 May 2015 Julian Campbell
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0085494 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0077440 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037719 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037248 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0076793 Metcalfe Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
UCHT037340 Hickman Tennessee
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT037338 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UCHT040229 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UOS06734 Franklin Tennessee 25 May 1985 R.K. Clements
UOS
Carex festucacea
APSC0054799 Marshall Kentucky 29 May 2014 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0037251 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0065156 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0041556 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0064322 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0058890 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0070226 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0053016 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0059808 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0105181 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex festucacea
APSC0112284 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex festucacea
UCHT037339 Lawrence Tennessee
UCHT
Carex festucacea
UOS06736 Franklin Tennessee 28 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex festucacea
UOS06735 Franklin Tennessee 14 May 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex festucacea
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