Carex acidicola

Species:Carex acidicola Naczi
Common Name:Acid Loving Sedge
Habitat:Moderately moist hardwood forests in sandy acidic soils.
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Growth Habit:Herb
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S1 (State Rank), G2G3 (Global Rank)
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Carex
Species Carex acidicola Naczi - Acid Loving Sedge


Citation Carex acidicola Naczi, Novon 12(4): 510–512, f. 1. 2002.
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Type: USA: GEORGIA: Clarke Co.: ca. 5 air mi. SSE of center of Athens, ca. 0.5 mi. S of end of Rock and Shoals Rd., 20 May 1995, R.F.C. Naczi 4741 (holotype: DOV; isotypes: GA, MICH, NCU, NY, US, VDB, herb. Bryson).

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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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1959 - 1959

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00026242 Tuscaloosa 16 Apr 1959 Harper, Roland M.
Carex acidicola Naczi
UNA00065719 Tuscaloosa 04 May 2005 Bryson, Charles T.
Carex acidicola Naczi
UWAL0053338 Tuscaloosa 08 May 2021 Bryson, Charles T.
Carex acidicola Naczi
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