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Flatfruit Beaksedge (Rhynchospora compressa)

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Rhynchospora Compressa, or more commonly know as Flatfruit Beaksedge, is a graminoid of the genus Rhynchospora. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Rhynchospora Compressa or Flatfruit Beaksedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Rhynchospora
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL)


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