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Rhynchospora harperi

Rhynchospora harperi Small

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: RHHA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Size Class: 1-3 ft.


USA: AL , DE , FL , GA , MD , MS , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: 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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2013-08-10
Research By: DEW

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