Isolepis carinata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusIsolepis
Species:Isolepis carinata Hook. & Arn. ex Torr.
Common NameKeeled Bulrush
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: LC; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Rank: 3-ranked; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Basal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Scirpus carinatus Scirpus carinatus
Scirpus koilolepis Scirpus koilolepis (Steud.) Gleason

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Hickman (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Coffee (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lewis (TN), Montgomery (TN), Moore (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MEM, UOS, APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1971 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100083847 Coffee Tennessee 20 May 1992 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Isolepis carinata
31234100083888 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C12.9
EKY
Isolepis carinata
BEREA004324 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Isolepis carinata
BEREA004325 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Isolepis carinata
TENN-V-0041132 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Isolepis carinata
TENN-V-0041131 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Isolepis carinata
TENN-V-0041130 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039281 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0082916 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0088723 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0061667 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0106339 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039288 Montgomery Tennessee 24 May 1994 Edward Chester
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0066109 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
31234100083870 Hickman Kentucky 01 May 1971 Raymond Athey
1310
EKY
Isolepis carinata
31973000017432 Franklin Tennessee
KNK
Isolepis carinata
TENN-V-0041133 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039280 Stewart Tennessee 23 May 1980 Jackie Stack
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039283 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039282 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039285 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0092228 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0055009 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
MEM016096 Shelby Tennessee 30 May 1974 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
74C2.27
MEM
Isolepis carinata
MEM014110 Warren Kentucky 05 Jun 1978 Raymond Athey
4068
MEM
Isolepis carinata
MEM017386 Lauderdale Tennessee 21 May 1972 Patrick Keiran
339
MEM
Isolepis carinata
MEM005932 McCracken Kentucky 06 May 1972 Raymond Athey
1657
MEM
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039287 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0061666 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039279 Stewart Tennessee 30 Apr 1980 Jackie Stack
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0050929 Livingston Kentucky 25 May 2005 Michael Homoya
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039289 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0076279 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0056803 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0097003 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
APSC0051373 Lewis Tennessee
APSC
Isolepis carinata
UOS06999 Franklin Tennessee 15 May 2013 Dwayne Estes
UOS
Isolepis carinata
MEM014016 Carlisle Kentucky 26 Apr 1978 Raymond Athey
3967
MEM
Isolepis carinata
MEM008411 Fulton Kentucky 31 May 1974 Raymond Athey
2759
MEM
Isolepis carinata
MEM008366 Graves Kentucky 02 Jun 1974 Raymond Athey
2761
MEM
Isolepis carinata
APSC0039278 Stewart Tennessee 17 May 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Isolepis carinata
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Isolepis carinata - Joey Shaw
Isolepis carinata - Joey Shaw
Isolepis carinata - Joey Shaw
Isolepis carinata - Joey Shaw