⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-225181, and has not been changed.
This name is a synonym of Carex brunnescens subsp. sphaerostachya (Tuck.) Kalela.
The record derives from WCSP which reports it as a synonym (record 225181) with original publication details: Ill. Fl. N. U.S. 1: 351 1896.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:45898-2.