Carex trichocarpa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex trichocarpa Muhl. ex Willd.
Common Namehairyfruit 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; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 6.2
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); 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: Knox (TN), Loudon (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0051220 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
TENN-V-0051222 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
TENN-V-0051218 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
TENN-V-0051219 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
TENN-V-0051221 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
TENN-V-0051223 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex trichocarpa
BRIT161267 Tennessee
VDB
Carex trichocarpa
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Plant Photos

Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Carex trichocarpa - Dwayne Estes