Carex appalachica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex appalachica J. Webber & P.W. Ball
Common NameAppalachian 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: 6.9
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S2?] (State Rank); G4 (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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • 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: Floyd (KY), Harlan (KY), Letcher (KY), Menifee (KY), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Greene (TN), Hancock (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100050176 Harlan Kentucky Landon E. McKinney
EKY
Carex appalachica
31234100746815 Harlan Kentucky Martina Hines
EKY
Carex appalachica
ETSU001627 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001620 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006021 Greene Tennessee 16 Jul 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001637 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 28 Apr 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Greene Tennessee 23 May 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 30 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006254 Johnson Tennessee 16 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Johnson Tennessee 13 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001645 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006506 Carter Tennessee 02 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001621 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
31234100050168 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex appalachica
31234100050150 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Carex appalachica
ETSU001629 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Sullivan Tennessee 22 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001634 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006162 Unicoi Tennessee 12 Jun 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006504 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001643 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001633 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 01 Jun 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001628 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001642 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001636 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001632 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001644 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001624 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006505 Unicoi Tennessee 27 Aug 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001638 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001631 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006196 Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001625 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 01 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 06 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
31973000009700 Letcher Kentucky
KNK
Carex appalachica
31973000009704 Campbell Tennessee
KNK
Carex appalachica
MDKY00002357 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex appalachica
N/A Carter Tennessee 27 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001640 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001630 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001641 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001639 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001635 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001622 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU006507 Johnson Tennessee 27 May 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001623 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
ETSU001626 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Carex appalachica
31973000009705 Campbell Tennessee
KNK
Carex appalachica
31973000009701 Harlan Kentucky
KNK
Carex appalachica
MDKY00002358 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex appalachica
MDKY00002356 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046530 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046538 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046539 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046526 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046529 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046532 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046545 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046527 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046541 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046542 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
APSC0063151 Harlan Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex appalachica
APSC0077217 Floyd Kentucky
APSC
Carex appalachica
APSC0063125 Harlan Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex appalachica
APSC0078423 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Carex appalachica
APSC0059788 Harlan Kentucky 23 May 1995 Landon McKinney
APSC
Carex appalachica
HTTU026766 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0051852 Letcher Kentucky
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046544 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046534 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046536 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046528 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046533 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046531 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046543 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046537 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046540 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
TENN-V-0046535 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Carex appalachica
APSC0106536 Harlan Kentucky 07 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Carex appalachica
APSC0044481 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Carex appalachica
HTTU026764 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex appalachica
BRIT158572 Tennessee
VDB
Carex appalachica
UCHT038645 Johnson Tennessee
UCHT
Carex appalachica
BRIT158570 Tennessee
VDB
Carex appalachica
BRIT158571 Tennessee
VDB
Carex appalachica
BRIT473092 Campbell Tennessee 22 Jun 1993 A.A. Reznicek
9548
VDB
Carex appalachica
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