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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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FACU FACU UPL FACU FACU FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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

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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