Cyperus refractus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusCyperus
SpeciesCyperus refractus Engelm. ex Boeckeler
Common Namereflexed flatsedge
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: 5.0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5?] (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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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: Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Clark (KY), Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Pulaski (KY), Whitley (KY), Campbell (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Gibson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Marion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Stewart (TN), Unicoi (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100077047 Clark Kentucky 25 Aug 1995 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Cyperus refractus
31234100077021 Ballard Kentucky 01 Aug 1994 Randy L. Mears
377
EKY
Cyperus refractus
31234100078052 Madison Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3408
EKY
Cyperus refractus
31234100077013 Ballard Kentucky 22 Jun 1970 Raymond Athey
1042
EKY
Cyperus refractus
31234100077039 Boone Kentucky 17 Jul 1993 Randy L. Mears
92
EKY
Cyperus refractus
BEREA004133 Boone Kentucky 17 Jul 1993 Randy L. Mears
92
BEREA
Cyperus refractus
BEREA004134 Clark Kentucky 25 Aug 1995 Randy Mears
s.n.
BEREA
Cyperus refractus
BEREA004135 Laurel Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Randy L. Mears
88
BEREA
Cyperus refractus
ETSU002264 Johnson Tennessee 28 Jul 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cyperus refractus
ETSU006118 Unicoi Tennessee 27 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038468 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038470 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038475 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038467 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
31234100077054 Laurel Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Randy L. Mears
88
EKY
Cyperus refractus
31234100077062 Madison Kentucky 31 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3131
EKY
Cyperus refractus
BEREA004132 Ballard Kentucky 01 Aug 1994 Randy L. Mears
377
BEREA
Cyperus refractus
ETSU002263 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Cyperus refractus
31973000011360 Ballard Kentucky
KNK
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0210057 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038469 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038471 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0039914 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0037752 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038476 White Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038474 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038473 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
UCHT003793 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Cyperus refractus
APSC0070498 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038465 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038472 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0039913 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Cyperus refractus
TENN-V-0038466 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Cyperus refractus
UCHT003794 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Cyperus refractus
APSC0039681 Stewart Tennessee 31 Jul 1991 Edward Chester
APSC
Cyperus refractus
APSC0039682 Stewart Tennessee 17 Jul 1991 James Joyner
APSC
Cyperus refractus
APSC0072295 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Cyperus refractus
APSC0104911 Campbell Tennessee
APSC
Cyperus refractus
APSC0068305 Pulaski Kentucky 19 Aug 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Cyperus refractus
APSC0039683 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Cyperus refractus
HTTU033278 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU007392 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU007394 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU032682 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU007395 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU007391 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU007393 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
HTTU032683 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163451 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163452 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163456 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163453 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163458 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163455 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163454 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
BRIT163457 Tennessee
VDB
Cyperus refractus
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