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Fuirena simplex (Western umbrella-sedge)
Marr, Minnette

Fuirena simplex

Fuirena simplex Vahl

Western umbrella-sedge, Umbrellagrass

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: FUSI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: AR , AZ , IA , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NE , NM , OK , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
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:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-657 Collected 2008-07-02 in Burnet County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-08-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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