New York Natural Heritage Program
Cypress-knee Sedge
Carex decomposita Muhl.
Monocots

New York State Distribution [-]
Carex decomposita is only known from a few historical records in western New York and one from Oneida County. The northeastern edge of this species' range is in New York.

Global Distribution [-]
Carex decomposita is mainly a southeastern species and is most frequent in the Mississippi alluvial plain. It is rare and local throughout its range and is very rare in the north. It ranges from Texas east to Florida and north to New York, Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, and Oklahoma (Fernald 1970, Cochrane 2002).
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