Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusSchoenoplectus
SpeciesSchoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla var. pungens
Common Namecommon threesquare
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;
Flower Color2: Blue; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 3.6
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)
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** 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
Bolboschoenus maritimus var. polyphyllus Bolboschoenus maritimus var. polyphyllus
Schoenoplectus pungens var. polyphyllus Schoenoplectus pungens var. polyphyllus (Boeck.) Dorn
Scirpus americanus var. polyphyllus Scirpus americanus var. polyphyllus (Boeck.) Beetle
Scirpus pungens Scirpus pungens Willd. ex Kunth
Scirpus pungens var. polyphyllus Scirpus pungens var. polyphyllus Boeck.

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: Estill (KY), Marion (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 1988

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100727542 Estill Kentucky 15 Jun 1988 Richard G. Guetig
676
EKY
Scirpus pungens
UCHT003889 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Scirpus pungens
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Plant Photos

Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes
Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens - Dwayne Estes