Kyllinga pumila

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusKyllinga
SpeciesKyllinga pumila Michx.
Common Namelow spikesedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.2
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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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
Cyperus densicaespitosus Cyperus densicaespitosus Mattf. & Kük. ex Kük.
Cyperus densicaespitosus var. major Cyperus densicaespitosus var. major (Nees) Kük.

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: Adair (KY), Anderson (KY), Bath (KY), Boyd (KY), Bracken (KY), Breathitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Clark (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Floyd (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Green (KY), Greenup (KY), Hart (KY), Hickman (KY), Johnson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lawrence (KY), Lewis (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Marshall (KY), Mercer (KY), Monroe (KY), Montgomery (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Simpson (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Haywood (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, ETSU, KNK, MDKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100084787 Franklin Tennessee 15 Oct 1988 R. Jones
5328
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084423 Floyd Kentucky 29 Sep 1994 Randy L. Mears
447
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084605 Madison Kentucky 28 Jul 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-575
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084639 Marshall Kentucky 15 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
265
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084464 Garrard Kentucky 20 Oct 1994 Randy L. Mears
461
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100708567 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark, G. S. Wilhelm
s.n.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084514 Johnson Kentucky 29 Sep 1994 Randy L. Mears
448
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084431 Floyd Kentucky 11 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
212
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084704 Rockcastle Kentucky 07 Oct 1977 Richard H. Hannan
158
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084555 Laurel Kentucky 18 Aug 1965 J. Grossman
602
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084563 Laurel Kentucky 23 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
362
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084365 Bracken Kentucky 03 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
320
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084613 Madison Kentucky 01 Oct 1993 John Richard Abbott
6362
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084506 Hickman Kentucky 16 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
291
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084720 Whitley Kentucky 23 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
363
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084589 Logan Kentucky 03 Aug 1994 Randy L. Mears
387
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084357 Boyd Kentucky 04 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
350
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084621 Magoffin Kentucky 11 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
211
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084654 McCreary Kentucky 01 Oct 1989 Ronald L. Jones
6211
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084712 Simpson Kentucky 14 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
S.N.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084670 Montgomery Kentucky 04 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
358
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084449 Franklin Kentucky Donald K. Walker
459
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084753 Tennessee 07 Oct 1979 H. Deselm
226
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084597 Madison Kentucky 02 Sep 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7739
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084662 Mercer Kentucky 29 Aug 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084571 Lawrence Kentucky 02 Oct 1994 Randy L. Mears
453
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084399 Carlisle Kentucky 16 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
282
EKY
kyllinga pumila
31234100084480 Greenup Kentucky 03 Oct 1993 Randy L. Mears
338
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084498 Hart Kentucky 15 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084522 Johnson Kentucky 29 Sep 1994 Randy L. Mears
448
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084340 Bath Kentucky 27 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
734
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084415 Edmonson Kentucky 13 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084407 Cumberland Kentucky 19 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
307
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100080587 Haywood Tennessee 07 Oct 1979 H. Deselm
226
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084332 Adair Kentucky 19 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
317
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084761 Tennessee 07 Oct 1979 Henry R. DeSelm
226
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084456 Franklin Kentucky 01 Sep 1980 Hal Bryan
FR-202
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084373 Breathitt Kentucky 22 Sep 1994 Randy L. Mears
428
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084530 Knox Kentucky 06 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
175
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084647 McCracken Kentucky 15 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
258
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004345 Cumberland Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004355 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084696 Powell Kentucky 11 Sep 1993 Randy L. Mears
199
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084472 Green Kentucky 15 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084779 Fayette Tennessee 01 Jun 1968 Elizabeth M. Browne
T-474
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084688 Powell Kentucky 11 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
199
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084746 Carroll Tennessee 26 Sep 1971 Betty Toler Allman
258
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
31234100084548 Knox Kentucky 09 Sep 1995 Randy L. Mears
175
EKY
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004354 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004356 Magoffin Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004357 Marshall Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004361 Powell Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004360 Montgomery Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004342 Whitley Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004346 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004349 Lawrence Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004358 McCracken Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004347 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004348 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004343 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004350 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011744 Anderson Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011746 Floyd Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011749 Pike Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011762 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011760 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011748 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
TENN-V-0040370 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004344 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004362 Simpson Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004351 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004359 Monroe Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004352 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
BEREA004353 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Kyllinga pumila
N/A Carter Tennessee 18 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011747 Greenup Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011761 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011745 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
31973000011750 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Kyllinga pumila
MDKY00003634 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Kyllinga pumila
MDKY00003639 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Kyllinga pumila
TENN-V-0040369 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Kyllinga pumila
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