Carex rugosperma

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex rugosperma Mack.
Common NameParachute 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: 7.7
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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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

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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: Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Carter (TN), Franklin (TN), Sullivan (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, ETSU, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100064938 Estill Kentucky 21 Oct 1988 Richard G. Guetig
955
EKY
Carex rugosperma
31234100782075 Menifee Kentucky 27 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
886
EKY
Carex rugosperma
31234100072287 Fleming Kentucky 03 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6770
EKY
Carex rugosperma
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 11 Apr 2017 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex rugosperma
UOS06871 Franklin Tennessee 25 Apr 2013 D. Estes
UOS
Carex rugosperma
31234100782018 Menifee Kentucky 27 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
880
EKY
Carex rugosperma
31234100781853 Menifee Kentucky 27 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
878
EKY
Carex rugosperma
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Apr 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex rugosperma
TENN-V-0057092 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Carex rugosperma
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