Carex caroliniana

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex caroliniana Schwein.
Common NameCarolina 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: 6.2
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (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.

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  • Counties
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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: Ballard (KY), Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Lincoln (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bedford (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Pickett (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100047610 McCracken Kentucky 23 May 1969 Raymond Athey
636
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047701 Henry Tennessee 25 May 1993 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047529 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1984 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047495 Clinton Kentucky 02 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-802
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047552 Laurel Kentucky 15 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1650b
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047461 Caldwell Kentucky 28 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5060
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047511 Floyd Kentucky 06 Jul 1982 Raymond Athey
4643
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047578 Lincoln Kentucky 03 Jul 1993 Ronald L. Jones
7421
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047677 Trigg Kentucky 15 May 1976 Raymond Athey
3370
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047586 Lincoln Kentucky 13 Jun 1988 Bruce Hoagland
182
EKY
Carex caroliniana
BEREA003319 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Carex caroliniana
BEREA003322 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex caroliniana
BEREA003321 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex caroliniana
31973000009841 Caldwell Kentucky
KNK
Carex caroliniana
31234100047636 Montgomery Kentucky 30 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047651 Rowan Kentucky 11 May 2000 Kim Feeman
974
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047644 Powell Kentucky 02 Jun 1974 J. MacGregor
s.n.
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100055936 Jackson Kentucky 01 Aug 1989 Joe Abner
89-183
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047602 Madison Kentucky 31 May 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-332
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047545 Laurel Kentucky 16 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6357
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047537 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1984 Steven Rice
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047560 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
415
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047487 Clinton Kentucky 22 May 1998 Robert F. C. Naczi
7178
EKY
Carex caroliniana
31234100047479 Calloway Kentucky 27 May 1985 Raymond Athey
5098
EKY
Carex caroliniana
BEREA003320 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Carex caroliniana
BEREA022922 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Carex caroliniana
31973000009840 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002434 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
31973000009857 Hamilton Tennessee
KNK
Carex caroliniana
31973000009838 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Carex caroliniana
31973000009842 Trigg Kentucky
KNK
Carex caroliniana
31973000009839 Lyon Kentucky
KNK
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002426 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00003100 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002433 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002429 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002435 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002436 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047015 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046988 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047005 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047027 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047010 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002430 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002427 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002428 Floyd Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002432 Wolfe Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
MDKY00002431 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047032 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046982 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047011 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047008 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047029 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046997 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047000 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047012 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047009 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046989 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047002 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046984 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0240928 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047045 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047025 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047003 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0174694 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047035 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046992 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047018 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047034 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046987 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047039 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047016 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047020 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046983 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0242228 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047044 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047021 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047038 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047033 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047036 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047041 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047028 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047019 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047006 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047007 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047022 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046986 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046991 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047001 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047031 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047030 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047040 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046993 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047013 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047004 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046999 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046995 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046994 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047043 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0052874 Christian Kentucky
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047026 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046998 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047037 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047014 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046990 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047023 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046985 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046996 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047042 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047024 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0052875 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0052873 Campbell Kentucky
TENN
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0046981 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004530 Marion Tennessee 11 May 1983 Edwin Bridges
251
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004527 Hamilton Tennessee 16 May 1968 A. Martone
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004533 Hamilton Tennessee 07 May 2010 E. Blyveis
218
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004535 Marion Tennessee 05 Jun 1999 John Beck
3647
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
APSC0059706 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0064782 Montgomery Tennessee 01 May 2009 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Carex caroliniana
TENN-V-0047017 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004528 Bradley Tennessee 03 Jun 1993 R. Kral
82568
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT004529 Hamilton Tennessee 17 May 2006 S. Huskins
227
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
APSC0104506 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0057369 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0073317 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0064796 Chester Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0036713 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0102393 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0056516 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0067257 Caldwell Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0037564 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0067260 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0071030 Montgomery Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0067259 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0114818 Blount Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0104480 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0104151 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0056114 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0104219 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0064554 Blount Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0067258 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0056312 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0077829 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0066688 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0037571 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
MTSU003380 Haywood Tennessee 08 May 1987 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Carex caroliniana
UCHT038537 Cocke Tennessee
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT038532 Lauderdale Tennessee
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UCHT038536 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
APSC0083561 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0076800 Metcalfe Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0054883 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0111057 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0059707 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0067256 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0104150 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0091829 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex caroliniana
APSC0093892 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Carex caroliniana
HTTU007192 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Carex caroliniana
UCHT038535 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UOS06680 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex caroliniana
UCHT038533 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Carex caroliniana
UOS06677 Franklin Tennessee 13 May 2013 Ashley Block
UOS
Carex caroliniana
UOS06676 Coffee Tennessee 02 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Carex caroliniana
UOS06681 Franklin Tennessee 04 Jun 2010 Mary P Priestley
UOS
Carex caroliniana
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