Carex appalachica J.M. Webber & P.W. Ball

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Repository: NCU
Family: Cyperaceae
Common Name: Appalachian Sedge
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 08-177
Other Collectors: James E. Padgett
Date: 2008-05-19T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Near
Latitude: 36.442667
Longitude: -81.154283
Elevation: 1031 meters


Alleghany County: Whitehead Township, Whitehead. Located at Sheep Rock along Air Bellows Gap Rd. (SR 1130) ca. 0.1 mi prior to Pruitt Rd. on the left. Growing in thin soils of Sheep Rock outcrop at the apex of the mountain. Infrequent, native perennial graminoid.


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Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

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University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3280