Carex aureolensis Steudel

Locations ofCarex aureolensis Steudel in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Carex aureolensis Steudel
Common Name
Southern Frank's Sedge
C. frankii, s.l.
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Carex aureolensis Steudel
FNA treats this as a species separate from C. frankii; the name has not been used in recent years and its distribution in Virginia remains unclear until specimens can be examined. It can be recognized by its rhizomatous habit and more slender pistillate spikes.
Virginia habitats are not known. This taxon is recognized as distinct from Carex frankii and has been mapped for Virginia (Ford and Reznicek 2002), but it is not always treated as a separate taxon by collectors. Herbarium work is needed to clarify its distribution in the state.
Native Status

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