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Tall Horned Beaksedge (Rhynchospora macrostachya)


Rhynchospora Macrostachya, or more commonly know as Tall Horned Beaksedge, is a graminoid of the genus Rhynchospora. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Rhynchospora Macrostachya or Tall Horned Beaksedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Rhynchospora
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (T) IN (R) KY (E) ME (E) RI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (beaked rush) IN (tall beaked-rush) KY (tall beaked-rush) ME (tall beak-rush) RI (tall beaked rush)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(OBL)

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