Carex gynandra Schweinitz

Locations ofCarex gynandra Schweinitz in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Carex gynandra Schweinitz
Common Name
Nodding sedge
Carex crinita, in part
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Carex gynandra Schweinitz
Map incomplete at this time, due to the former lumping with C. crinita in hard-copy editions of the Atlas. Probably occurs in all mountain counties and additional counties in the western Piedmont.
Bogs, fens, seeps, seepage swamps, depression swamps and ponds, stream banks, rocky river shores and bars, wet meadows, beaver wetlands, and other impoundments. Frequent in the mountains; infrequent in the n. Piedmont; rare in the s. Piedmont and n. Coastal Plain; occurs across the entire montane elevation gradient to about 1500 m (5000 ft).
Native Status

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