Carex aestivalis

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Carex aestivalis


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Cariceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex aestivalis


Carex aestivalis M.A.Curtis ex A.Gray, Amer. J. Sci. Arts 42: 28 (1842).


  • Homotypic
    • Carex virescens var. aestivalis (M.A.Curtis ex A.Gray) Olney, Exsicc. (Olney) 3: 22 (1871).
  • Heterotypic
    • Carex darlingtonii Schwein. ex M.A.Curtis, Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 7: 410 (1849).
    • Carex tabularia M.A.Curtis ex Boott, Ill. Gen. Carex 1: 54 (1858).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Alabama; Georgia; Kentucky; Maryland; New York; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: summer sedge
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