Fimbristylis littoralis

Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
SpeciesFimbristylis littoralis Gaudich.
Common Namefimbry
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNot Native; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G3G5 (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Fimbristylis littoralis Fimbristylis littoralis Gaudich.
Fimbristylis miliacea Fimbristylis miliacea (L.) Vahl

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), Decatur (TN), Henry (TN), Marion (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1990 - 1990

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0039390 Stewart Tennessee 23 Sep 1990 James Joyner
Fimbristylis littoralis
UCHT037717 Ballard Kentucky
Fimbristylis littoralis
APSC0062490 Decatur Tennessee
Fimbristylis littoralis
APSC0039388 Henry Tennessee
Fimbristylis littoralis
APSC0039387 Stewart Tennessee 30 Sep 1990 James Joyner
Fimbristylis littoralis
APSC0041097 Marion Tennessee
Fimbristylis littoralis
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