Carex typhina

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCarex
SpeciesCarex typhina Michx.
Common Namecattail 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: 7.8
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (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), Christian (KY), Clinton (KY), Fleming (KY), Floyd (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lewis (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Montgomery (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Wayne (KY), Benton (TN), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Gibson (TN), Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Warren (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1973 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100059599 Caldwell Kentucky 20 May 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3737
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071362 Caldwell Kentucky 28 May 1992 Dan K. Evans
5071
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071388 Clinton Kentucky 02 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-790
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100070091 Rockcastle Kentucky 31 Jul 1973 J. Stuart Lassetter
2000B
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071412 Laurel Kentucky 15 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1656
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071420 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jun 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6764
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071370 Clinton Kentucky 22 May 1998 Robert F. C. Naczi
7181
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071487 Montgomery Kentucky 28 May 1985 Julian Campbell
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071453 Laurel Kentucky 11 Sep 1978 Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071461 Laurel Kentucky 16 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6385
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071396 Hickman Kentucky 10 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E12.6
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071479 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
428
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071446 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jun 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6764
EKY
Carex typhina
31973000010939 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Carex typhina
31234100071529 Tennessee 16 Jul 1988 V. E. McNeilus
88-1c0
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100067774 Lewis Kentucky 12 May 1999 Kim Feeman
416
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071404 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3137
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100046711 Bell Kentucky 11 May 1993 Landon E. McKinney
5444
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100071438 Laurel Kentucky 10 Jun 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4716
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100070083 Rockcastle Kentucky 27 Jun 1976 Richard H. Hannan
6
EKY
Carex typhina
31234100059813 Hickman Kentucky 06 May 1990 Landon E. McKinney
4133
EKY
Carex typhina
BEREA003878 Calloway Kentucky 27 Jun 1998 Ralph L. Thompson
98-280
BEREA
Carex typhina
BEREA003879 Calloway Kentucky 26 Jun 2001 Ralph L. Thompson
01-232
BEREA
Carex typhina
BEREA003880 Laurel Kentucky 12 Jun 1991 J. Richard Abbott, Ralph L. Thompson
548
BEREA
Carex typhina
31973000010944 Haywood Tennessee
KNK
Carex typhina
31973000010937 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Carex typhina
31973000010938 Rockcastle Kentucky
KNK
Carex typhina
31973000010945 Caldwell Kentucky
KNK
Carex typhina
31973000010936 Clinton Kentucky
KNK
Carex typhina
MDKY00003334 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003337 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003332 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003331 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003333 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051242 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051247 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0063293 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051248 Robertson Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051254 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051252 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051226 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051239 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051225 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0058165 McLean Kentucky
TENN
Carex typhina
MDKY00003330 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003335 Hickman Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003329 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003327 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003338 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003328 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
MDKY00003336 Floyd Kentucky
MDKY
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051238 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051232 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051246 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0058166 Wayne Kentucky
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051228 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051230 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051235 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051227 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051237 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0058164 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051255 White Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051240 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051234 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0240910 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051253 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051244 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051229 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051241 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051236 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051243 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051245 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
APSC0036161 Stewart Tennessee 25 May 1982 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0064888 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0065861 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036389 Christian Kentucky 09 Jul 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051251 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0058163 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051224 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051250 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051233 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051231 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0051249 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
006809 Trigg Kentucky
BOON
Carex typhina
APSC0036416 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0077573 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036415 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036162 Stewart Tennessee 06 Aug 1983 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036168 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036160 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0098802 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036166 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036298 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036167 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036164 Stewart Tennessee 19 Jul 1983 Edward Chester
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036169 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0065910 Rockcastle Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0041560 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0077167 Jefferson Kentucky 18 Jul 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036417 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036405 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0050176 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0085743 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
HTTU027468 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Carex typhina
TENN-V-0244204 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Carex typhina
UCHT035123 Putnam Tennessee
UCHT
Carex typhina
UOS06890 Coffee Tennessee 18 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Carex typhina
UOS06891 Coffee Tennessee 06 Aug 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex typhina
APSC0036163 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036159 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036158 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036414 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0065802 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0036410 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0106533 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0065909 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Carex typhina
APSC0091830 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Carex typhina
UCHT035124 Trigg Kentucky
UCHT
Carex typhina
UOS06892 Coffee Tennessee 26 Oct 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Carex typhina
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