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Rhynchospora nivea (Showy whitetop)
Stone, Robert L.

Rhynchospora nivea

Rhynchospora nivea Boeckeler

Showy whitetop

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Dichromena nivea

USDA Symbol: RHNI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AR , OK , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW
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 either on display or available from the following:

Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-CW-1 Collected 2009-06-26 in Mason County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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