Schoenoplectus heterochaetus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusSchoenoplectus
Species:Schoenoplectus heterochaetus (Chase) Sojak
Common NameSlender Bulrush
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; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; 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; Stamen Number: 3
C value 9
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); KY[SH] (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

SynonymFull Citation
Scirpus heterochaetus Scirpus heterochaetus Chase

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: Crittenden (KY), Marshall (KY)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 1977

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100090271 Crittenden Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
APSC0061669 Crittenden Kentucky 30 Jun 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
APSC0061668 Crittenden Kentucky 28 May 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
MEM011609 Crittenden Kentucky Raymond Athey
MEM
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
31234100090289 Crittenden Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
TENN-V-0041730 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Scirpus heterochaetus
TENN-V-0041729 Crittenden Kentucky
TENN
Scirpus heterochaetus
MEM005931 Marshall Kentucky Raymond Athey
MEM
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
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