Carex albicans var. australis

(L. H. Bailey) Rettig

Sida14: 133. 1990

Synonyms: Carex emmonsii australis Carex physorhyncha
Basionyms: Carex varia australis
Found in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 542. Mentioned on page 541.
FNA23 P132 Carex novae-angliae pg 541.jpeg
Rhizomes horizontally spreading, 18–70 mm. Staminate spikes 6–14 × 0.5–1.8 mm; staminate scales 3–4 × 0.9–1.8 mm, midrib weak or strong, usually not reaching apex of scale (rarely prominent, extending to apex of scale, and finely toothed, 15X). Perigynia 2.7–3.1 × 0.8–1.1 mm; beak with apical teeth 0.2–0.4 mm. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Fruiting late Mar–mid May.
Habitat: Dry to mesic, level areas of sandy loam, occasionally on sandy loam-clay mixtures, in partial shade of hardwood or mixed-pine forests
Elevation: 10–200 m

Distribution

Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., Va., s to c Mexico.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorWilliam J. Crins + and Jeff H. Rettig +
BasionymCarex varia australis +
Elevation10–200 m +
HabitatDry to mesic, level areas of sandy loam, occasionally on sandy loam-clay mixtures, in partial shade of hardwood or mixed-pine forests +
IllustratorSusan A. Reznicek +
PhenologyFruiting late Mar–mid May. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymCarex emmonsii australis + and Carex physorhyncha +
Taxon nameCarex albicans var. australis +
Taxon parentCarex albicans +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 23 +