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Carex vulpinoidea

Carex vulpinoidea Michx.

fox sedge

Carex vulpinoidea (Fox Sedge)
Image ID: 13430
Image by: Sorrie, Bruce A.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CAVU2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Carex vulpinoidea
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CAREX
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Carex
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Sedge
GENUS SUMMARY: (by Alan S. Weakley and Bruce A. Sorrie)
GENUS IDENTIFICATION: Identification notes: All species of this section in our area form large clonal colonies by rhizomes.
GENUS REFERENCES: Mackenzie (1931-1935)=M; Ball & Reznicek in FNA (2002b); Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b); Frye & Lea (2001). Key to sections adapted closely from FNA.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: CYPERA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Cyperaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Sedge Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 100 genera and 5000 species, mostly herbs, cosmopolitan.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Ball, Reznicek, & Murray in FNA (2002b); Muasya et al. (2009); Tucker (1987); Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Grass/Grasslike

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate, Basal
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
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NATIVE RANGE: North America

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SOIL MOISTURE: Average, Moist/Wet
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
4087 1992-0243 View
5585 1995-0709 View
6000 1995-1131 View
6608 1996-0243 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
408 SOS 2015-06-25 Maynard View
653 SOS 2016-07-12 Flood View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
6415 4087 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
8099 5585 204 NCBG staff 1993-01-01 View
8600 6000 2 NCBG staff 1992-01-01 View
9333 6608 27 NCBG staff 1996-08-22 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CAVU2
USDA Common Name: Fox Sedge
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK), FRA (SP
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL OBL FACW FACW OBL OBL

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Carex vulpinoidea
COMMON NAME: Fox Sedge
SYNONYMY: [= F, FNA, G, M, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W; < C. vulpinoidea var. vulpinoidea - C, K; < C. vulpinoidea - GW, WH3 (also see C. annectens and C. triangularis)]
PHENOLOGY: Jul-Aug.
HABITAT: Low fields, ditches, fens, seeps, tidal freshwater marshes, other wet (and especially disturbed) sites.
COMMENTS: NL (Labrador) west to BC, south to FL, TX, Sonora, and CA.
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Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Cyperaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Sedge Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 100 genera and 5000 species, mostly herbs, cosmopolitan.
REFERENCE: Ball, Reznicek, & Murray in FNA (2002b); Muasya et al. (2009); Tucker (1987); Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Carex L. (Sedge)
SUMMARY: (by Alan S. Weakley and Bruce A. Sorrie)
REFERENCE: Mackenzie (1931-1935)=M; Ball & Reznicek in FNA (2002b); Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b); Frye & Lea (2001). Key to sections adapted closely from FNA.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Carex vulpinoidea in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Carex vulpinoidea in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Carex vulpinoidea in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Carex vulpinoidea in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Carex vulpinoidea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex vulpinoidea

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 13430
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 0

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