Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusBulbostylis
Species: Bulbostylis capillaris
Infrapecies:Bulbostylis capillaris (L.) Kunth ex C. B. Clarke ssp. capillaris
Common NameDensetuft Hairsedge
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; 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; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: 0; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 3; Tepal Fusion: N/A; Tepal Number: 0
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S2?] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** 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
Bulbostylis capillaris var. crebra Bulbostylis capillaris var. crebra Fern.
Bulbostylis capillaris var. isopoda Bulbostylis capillaris var. isopoda Fern.
Fimbristylis capillaris Fimbristylis capillaris (L.) Gray
Scirpus capillaris Scirpus capillaris L.
Stenophyllus capillaris Stenophyllus capillaris (L.) Britt.
Stenophyllus capillaris var. cryptostachys Stenophyllus capillaris var. cryptostachys Fernald

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Dwayne Estes
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell
Bulbostylis capillaris ssp. capillaris - Theo Witsell