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Taxon: Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl

Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Rhynchosporeae.
Nomen number: 416475
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:236. 1805
Name verified on: 21-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • white beak sedge   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • white beak-rush   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Georgia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka
    China: China - Jilin
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu; Korea
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory [s.w.]; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana [n.], Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois [n.e.], Minnesota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho [n.], Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina [w.], Tennessee, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?416475 (28 July 2014)

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