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Trichophorum planifolium

Trichophorum planifolium (Spreng.) Palla

Bashful Bulrush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Baeothryon verecundum, Scirpus planifolius, Scirpus verecundus, Trichophorum verecundum

USDA Symbol: TRPL6

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

Species is listed as endangered. Found only along the western shore of Lake Ontario.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: CT , DC , DE , IL , KY , MA , MD , ME , MO , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Forest Edge

Additional resources

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


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

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