Rhynchospora perplexa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusRhynchospora
Species:Rhynchospora perplexa Britton
Common NamePineland Beaksedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; 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; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Basal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN), Marion (TN), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, TENN, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100090099 Coffee Tennessee Dwayne Estes
EKY
Rhynchospora perplexa
31234100090115 Putnam Tennessee Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044535 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044552 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044549 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044543 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044542 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044539 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044545 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
UOS07030 Coffee Tennessee Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Rhynchospora perplexa
31234100090107 Putnam Tennessee Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044548 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044551 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044546 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044550 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044544 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044538 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044547 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044537 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044540 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044536 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
TENN-V-0044541 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora perplexa
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