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Kobresia myosuroides

Kobresia myosuroides (Vill.) Fiori

Bellardi Bog Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

Synonym(s): Elyna bellardii, Kobresia bellardii

USDA Symbol: KOMY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom color refers to spikelets. Bloom time refers to fruiting period.

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NL , NT , NU , ON , QC , YT
Native Habitat: Tundra, grassland, heaths, bare rocky, dry to wet ground.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FAC 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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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