Rhyncospora Capillacea Torrey, p. 178




Status: Complete

47 Rhyncospora Capillacea Torrey

Syn. Schoenus setaceus, Muhl.

Leaves setaceous; spikes 3 to 6 in a terminal clustre, and mostly one or two on a remote axillary peduncle, oblong-lanceolate; achenium smooth or very obscurely wrinkled, lenticular, oblong-ovoid, stipitate, about half the length of the 6 stout, denticulate bristles, and twice the length of the lanceolate-beaked tubercle. Culms 6 to 9 inches high, slender.

Bogs and rocky river banks. Ohio and Michigan. Extends East to N. York.

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