Carex ignota

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Carex ignota Dewey
Common Name:Unknown Sedge
Habitat:**
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Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:A taxon long included in Carex striatula but decidedly demonstrated to be distinct by Dorey in 2019. Specimens of C. striatula should be evaluated to determine if they are correctly labeled as C. striatula or should be annotated to C. ignota...the "Unknown Sedge"--B. Keener
Status:Native
References:Dorey, J.E. 2019. Resurrection of Carex ignota (Cyperaceae, section Laxiflorae), a long overlooked sedge of the southern U.S.A. Brittonia 71: 253-267.
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Carex
Species Carex ignota Dewey - Unknown Sedge

Citation

Citation Carex ignota Dewey, Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 8: 348. 1849.
Basionym: **
Type: LOUISIANA: Alexandria, n. 97 in Carices Americae Septentrionalis, J. Hale s.n. (lectotype: GH-00936314; isolectotypes: GH-00135602, MO-357147, MUS, NY-00011158).--Lectotypification by J.E. Dorey, Brittonia 71: 260. 2019.

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Carex bulbosa Carex bulbosa Boeck. Flora 38: 597. 1855. LOUISIANA: New Orleans, 1832, T. Drummond s.n. (lectotype: K-K000907910; isolectotype: NY-2712836)--Lectotypification by Bailey, Mem. Torr. Bot. Club 1: 33. 1889.

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: Bibb, Clay, Marion, Monroe

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, NY, TROY, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0030412 Bibb 01 May 1987 Kral, Robert
73842
UWAL
Carex ignota Dewey
TROY000025217 Marion 03 May 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11818
TROY
Carex ignota Dewey
ALNHS00006763 Clay 26 May 2018 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4027
ALNHS
Carex ignota Dewey
UWAL0037180 Clay 13 May 2016 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14604
UWAL
Carex ignota Dewey
ALNHS00006743 Clay 26 May 2018 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4029
ALNHS
Carex ignota Dewey
NY02305742 Monroe 15 Apr 1980 John H. Wiersema
1476
NY
Carex ignota Dewey
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