Lipocarpha micrantha

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusLipocarpha
SpeciesLipocarpha micrantha (Vahl) G. C. Tucker
Common Namesmallflower halfchaff sedge
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: 7.1
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (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
Hemicarpha micrantha Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax
Hemicarpha micrantha var. minor Hemicarpha micrantha var. minor (Schrad.) Friedland
Isolepis caespitula Isolepis caespitula
Scirpus micranthus Scirpus micranthus Vahl
Scirpus micranthus var. minor Scirpus micranthus var. minor (Schrad. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Boivin

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), Fulton (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), Marshall (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Decatur (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardin (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Perry (TN), Stewart (TN), Union (TN), Wayne (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1973 - 1978

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100083821 Marshall Kentucky 31 Aug 1973 Raymond Athey
2540
EKY
Hemicarpha micrantha
31234100083839 Trigg Kentucky 03 Oct 1973 Raymond Athey
2635
EKY
Lipocarpha micrantha
31234100083813 Livingston Kentucky 25 Sep 1973 Raymond Athey
2608
EKY
Lipocarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037583 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037592 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037587 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037590 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037612 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0242359 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Lipocarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037584 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037598 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037582 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037594 Houston Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037599 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037581 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
31234100083797 Calloway Kentucky Raymond Athey
2548
EKY
Hemicarpha micrantha
31234100083805 Fulton Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 Raymond Athey
4281
EKY
Lipocarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037597 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037588 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037603 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037600 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037615 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037580 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037589 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037613 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037595 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037602 Union Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037601 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037614 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037616 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037591 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037585 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037593 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037596 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
UCHT038761 Fulton Kentucky
UCHT
Lipocarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0037586 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Hemicarpha micrantha
TENN-V-0243544 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Lipocarpha micrantha
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