Carex emmonsii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex emmonsii Dewey ex Torr.
Common NameEmmons Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.0
C value 7
StatusNative
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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 - 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: Edmonson (KY), Grayson (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Logan (KY), Meade (KY), Powell (KY), Wayne (KY), Cheatham (TN), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Maury (TN), Rutherford (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100186111 Powell Kentucky 24 Apr 1989 Ross C. Clark
22184
EKY
Carex emmonsii
TENN-V-0053823 Greenup Kentucky
TENN
Carex emmonsii
APSC0058838 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0107199 Wayne Kentucky 25 Apr 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0050656 Edmonson Kentucky 04 May 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0037291 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0113889 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0054082 Logan Kentucky 05 Apr 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex emmonsii
TENN-V-0245385 Coffee Tennessee 26 Mar 1995 Milo Pyne
95-006
TENN
Carex emmonsii
31234100053907 Knox Tennessee 17 Apr 1991 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex emmonsii
TENN-V-0046229 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex emmonsii
APSC0065521 Jackson Tennessee
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0050655 Edmonson Kentucky 18 Apr 1988 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0059919 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0066841 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0040499 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Apr 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0070322 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Carex emmonsii
APSC0065879 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Carex emmonsii
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