Carex woodii

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
Species:Carex woodii Dewey
Common NamePretty Sedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; 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 8
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G4 (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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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: Carter (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1989 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100779832 Wolfe Kentucky 12 Jun 2017 Thomas McFadden
545
EKY
Carex woodii
MDKY00003423 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
MDKY00003426 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
MDKY00003421 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
APSC0036079 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Carex woodii
APSC0036077 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Carex woodii
TENN-V-2044202 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex woodii
TENN-V-0244202 Coffee Tennessee 10 May 1989 R. Kral
76225
TENN
Carex woodii
BEREA003939 Rowan Kentucky 13 May 1991 Julian Campbell
s.n.
BEREA
Carex woodii
MDKY00003422 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
MDKY00003425 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
MDKY00003424 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex woodii
APSC0036078 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Carex woodii
APSC0036076 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Carex woodii
UCHT038670 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Carex woodii
BEREA025463 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Carex woodii
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