Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. maxima Chapman ex Boott

Locations ofCarex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. maxima Chapman ex Boott in Virginia

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Family
Cyperaceae
Botanical Name
Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. maxima Chapman ex Boott
Common Name
Large Stalk-grain Sedge
Synonym(s)
Carex uberior (Mohr.) Mackenz.
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. maxima Chapman ex Boott
Comments
Map incomplete at present; many VA herbarium specimens are not identified to variety. This taxon is more widely distributed in eastern Virginia than the map indicates, but appears to be less common overall than var. stipata. Specimens with characters intermediate between the vars. are frequent.
Habitat
Floodplain forests, alluvial swamps, bottomland clearings, and beaver wetlands. Infrequent in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont.
Native Status
Native

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