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Bulbostylis capillaris

Bulbostylis capillaris (L.) Kunth ex C.B. Clarke

Densetuft hairsedge, Hair-sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BUCA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom period refers to the fruiting period for the Bulbostylis spp.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Bulbostylis capillaris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bulbostylis capillaris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bulbostylis capillaris

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-08-26
Research By: TWC Staff

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