Carex flaccosperma

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Carex flaccosperma Dewey
Common Name:Thin Fruit Sedge; Flaccid Fruit Sedge
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FAC+ (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Carex
Species Carex flaccosperma Dewey - Thin Fruit Sedge; Flaccid Fruit Sedge

Citation

Citation Carex flaccosperma Dewey, Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 2: 245–246. 1846.
Basionym: **
Type: USA: FLORIDA/LOUISIANA:

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Carex flaccosperma var. glaucodea Carex flaccosperma Dewey, var. glaucodea (Tuckerman) Kükenthal, in Engler, Pflanzenr. 4(Heft 38): 518. 1909.Carex glaucodea Tuckerman 1868. 
Carex glaucodea Carex glaucodea Tuckerman, in Olney, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7: 395. 1868. MASSACHUSETTS
Carex grisea var. mutica Carex grisea Wahlenberg, var. mutica (Torrey) J. Carey, in A. Gray, Manual 552. 1848.Carex laxiflora Lamarck, var. mutica Torrey 1836. 
Carex laxiflora var. mutica Carex laxiflora Lamarck, var. mutica Torrey, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 414. 1836. TEXAS
Carex microsperma Carex microsperma Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 231. 1855, non Wahlenberg 1805. TEXAS
Carex pigra Carex pigra Naczi, Novon 7: 67. 1997. MISSISSIPPI: Lowndes Co.: 1.8 mi. W of Mayhew, ca. 0.3 mi. E of Oktibbeha County border, ca. 0.5 mi. W of junction of routes 45-Alt and Old 82, 15 May 1989, Naczi & Bryson 2174A (holotype: MICH; isotypes: KNK, NCU, NY, US).
Carex xanthosperma Carex xanthosperma Dewey, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 92: 334. 1866, nom. illegit.Carex flaccosperma Dewey 1846. 

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: Baldwin, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chilton, Clay, Colbert, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Shelby, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AUA, JSU, NY, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UWAL, UWFP

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1892 - 2019

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00027334 Perry 25 May 1892 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0001540 Marengo 17 Apr 2009 England, J. Kevin
1979
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027316 Limestone 20 May 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
565
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02276057 Lee 05 Apr 2004 Robert Kral
94865
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000020189 Crenshaw 16 Apr 1995 Diamond, Alvin R.
9517
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
NY02276049 Tuscaloosa 02 May 2005 Charles T. Bryson
20530
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027320 Lauderdale 05 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1709
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0030608 Covington 04 May 1987 Kral, Robert
73930
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dew.
TROY000032337 Sumter 19 Apr 2010 Keener, Brian R.
5818
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0002017 Montgomery 10 May 2009 Diamond, Alvin R.
20677
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000029577 Montgomery 10 May 2009 Diamond, Alvin R.
20677
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000020191 Dallas 15 Apr 1982 Manhart, James R.
428
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000754 Hale 30 Apr 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5576
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0003175 Montgomery 24 Apr 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17441
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
ALNHS00006775 Lee 23 Apr 2018 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#3722
ALNHS
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0048313 Bullock 03 May 2018 Horne, Howard E.
4478
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00060742 Lowndes 29 May 2001 Schotz, Alfred
1840
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027327 Jackson 08 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1780
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0001033 Sumter 19 Apr 2010 Keener, Brian R.
5818
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000025206 Sumter 19 Apr 2010 Keener, Brian R.
5818
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117216 Lawrence 27 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16437
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
ALNHS00000066 Houston 5 May 1993 MacDonald, J.R.
6000
ALNHS
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000709 Tuscaloosa 01 May 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5608
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0039070 Bullock 01 May 2017 Horne, Howard E.
3858
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000024978 Chilton 03 May 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15283
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0003173 Chilton 03 May 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15283
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02276056 Jackson 08 May 1944 Duane Isely
3260
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027323 Lawrence 06 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1743
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000024333 Greene 10 Apr 2007 Mordecai, C.C.
07-09
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
SAMF0008302 Colbert 10 May 2016 Barger, T. Wayne
FH-730
SAMF
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117218 Shelby 4 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16203
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027315 Tallapoosa 30 Apr 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1606
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000025304 Pike 01 Jun 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17686
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000025301 Butler 24 Apr 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19033
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027319 Madison 02 Jun 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
755
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000020190 Dallas 15 Apr 1982 Manhart, James R.
436
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0044589 Jefferson 04 May 2019 England, J. Kevin
10194
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117213 Houston 5 May 1993 MacDonald, John R.
6000
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02275986 Tuscaloosa 02 May 2005 Charles T. Bryson
20482
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027324 Dallas 31 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1912
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027326 Jackson 09 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1822
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0047833 Madison 12 Jun 2020 England, J. Kevin
11105
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0037251 Walker 15 Apr 2016 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14512
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117214 Jackson 28 Apr 1994 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000729 Bibb 01 May 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5604
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0018076 Limestone 30 Apr 1987 Kral, Robert
73784
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dew.
ALNHS00005562 Tuscaloosa 09 May 2018 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#3755
ALNHS
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02276054 Henry 28 May 2005 Robert Kral
96517
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0003176 Pike 01 Jun 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17686
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02275991 Pickens 22 Apr 2006 Charles T. Bryson
21286
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027322 Colbert 06 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1723
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000020192 Pike 21 Apr 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
5827
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027321 Clay 22 Jun 1980 Haynes, Robert R.
7893
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00066825 Butler 18 Apr 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17408
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0042882 Baldwin 01 Mar 2004 Larsen, Harry S.
1358
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000025303 Montgomery 24 Apr 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17441
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000729 Bibb 1 May 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5604
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000024332 Bullock 9 Apr 2007 Shepherd, J.J.
1-17
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
ALNHS00007301 Macon 22 Apr 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4395
ALNHS
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0019332 Pickens 14 Apr 1998 Kral, Robert
87303
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000025302 Crenshaw 21 May 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19306
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027318 Madison 08 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1770
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0003143 Bibb 18 Apr 2009 Davenport, L.J.
3930
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117217 Shelby 4 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16278
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027325 Morgan 10 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1859
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117212 Etowah 21 Apr 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
9760
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
ALNHS00000354 Butler 18 Apr 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17408
ALNHS
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000754 Hale 30 Apr 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5576
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00000709 Tuscaloosa 1 May 1987 Bryson, Charles T.
5608
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027331 Greene 20 Jun 1967 Thomas, Joab L.
T 1043
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0003174 Macon 05 Apr 2004 Kral, Robert
94872
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02276015 Greene 01 May 1980 John H. Wiersema
1628
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027317 Madison 08 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1760
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWFP019393 Baldwin 30 Mar 2009 Michael J. Jordan
UWFP
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117219 Shelby 4 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16203
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027332 Greene 01 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1628
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117211 Etowah 28 May 1994 Hodge, Lesley M.
1474
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000010160 Butler 18 Apr 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
17408
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
TROY000010161 Macon 05 Apr 2004 Kral, Robert
94865
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00058444 Blount 25 Jul 1998 Keener, Brian R.
1355
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027314 Calhoun 21 Jun 1980 Meigs, Russell A.
848
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0037125 Morgan 20 Apr 2016 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14535
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
JSU117215 Lawrence 4 May 1996 Whetstone, R. David
17462
JSU
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
NY02275993 Tuscaloosa 02 May 2005 Charles T. Bryson
20528
NY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UNA00027330 Fayette 05 May 1980 Wiersema, John H.
1677
UNA
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0030408 Bibb 01 May 1987 Kral, Robert
73850
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dew.
TROY000037616 Bullock 26 Apr 2012 Dykes, Bailee
596
TROY
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
AUA000043890 Lee 17 Apr 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
CSP-614
AUA
Carex Flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0014920 Bullock 26 Apr 2012 Dykes, Bailee
596
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
UWAL0056592 Bibb 28 May 2019 Keener, Brian R.
11253
UWAL
Carex flaccosperma Dewey
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