Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Bulbostylis capillaris (Linnaeus) Kunth ex C.B. Clarke ssp. capillaris . Common Hairsedge. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Thin soils on rock outcrops, especially granite domes and granite flatrocks (but also on mafic rocks, such as diabase), sandy soils, fields, bogs (in FL). Dist: ME to MN, south to Panhandle FL and TX, and west to AZ and CA, also in Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and s. Asia.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = K1, K3, K4; < Bulbostylis capillaris – Ar, C, ETx1, FNA23, G, GrPl, GW1, Il, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Kral (1971); > Bulbostylis capillaris var. capillaris – F; > Bulbostylis capillaris var. crebra – F; > Bulbostylis capillaris var. isopoda – F; > Stenophyllus capillaris – S

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