Slender Fimbry (Fimbristylis autumnalis)


Fimbristylis Autumnalis, or more commonly know as Slender Fimbry, is a graminoid of the genus Fimbristylis. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Fimbristylis Autumnalis or Slender Fimbry's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Fimbristylis
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (T) VT (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (dwarf bulrush) VT (autumn fimbristylis)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(OBL) 3(FACW+) 4(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(OBL)

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