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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Cyperaceae


Kyllinga - [maps | photos]

  • Kyllinga gracillima Miq.
    NWI TN: Facultative Upland
    Common Name: pasture spike-sedge
             • Cyperus brevifolioides Thieret & Delahoussaye
             • Kyllinga brevifolioides (Thieret & Delahoussaye) G. Tucker
             • Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. var. gracillima (Miquel) Kükenth.
  • Kyllinga pumila Michx.
    NWI TN: Facultative Wetland
    Common Name: low spike-sedge
             • Cyperus densicaespitosus Mattf. & Kükenth.
             • Cyperus tenuiflora (Steud.) Dandy
             • Kyllinga tenuifolia Steud.

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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