Rhynchospora gracilenta

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusRhynchospora
SpeciesRhynchospora gracilenta A. Gray
Common Nameslender beaksedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.8
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** 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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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
Rhynchospora gracilenta var. diversifolia Rhynchospora gracilenta var. diversifolia
Rhynchospora trichophylla Rhynchospora trichophylla

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: McCreary (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Morgan (TN), Putnam (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1987 - 1989

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100079431 Putnam Tennessee 01 Aug 1989 Ronald L. Jones
6191
EKY
Rhynchospora gracilenta
31234100079423 Franklin Tennessee 01 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4994
EKY
Rhynchospora gracilenta
31234100079456 Putnam Tennessee 29 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5124
EKY
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044494 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044503 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044488 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044506 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044512 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044497 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044499 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044515 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044514 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044510 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044490 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044492 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
31234100079415 Cumberland Tennessee 30 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4972
EKY
Rhynchospora gracilenta
31234100079449 Putnam Tennessee 29 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5127
EKY
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044505 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044509 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044495 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044513 White Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044516 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044496 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044507 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044498 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044500 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044511 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044493 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044504 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044489 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044508 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044501 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044491 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0044502 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0067446 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0054857 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0113327 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0244555 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
UCHT039509 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0039048 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0054856 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
APSC0072080 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Rhynchospora gracilenta
TENN-V-0245284 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rhynchospora gracilenta
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Plant Photos

Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Dwayne Estes
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Theo Witsell
Rhynchospora gracilenta - Theo Witsell