Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Rhynchospora Vahl. Beaksedge, Beakrush.

Contributed by Richard J. LeBlond

Key to Rhynchospora

A genus of about 250 species, subcosmopolitan, but concentrated in tropical and warm temperate America. See Thomas (1984) for the reasons for the inclusion of Dichromena in Rhynchospora.

ID notes: Measurements and descriptions of the achene are of the achene body only, not including the tubercle, unless otherwise indicated.

Ref: Bridges & Orzell (2000); Gale (1944); Goetghebeur in Kubitzki (1998b).; Kral (1996); Kral (1999); Kral (2002e) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002b); McMillan (2007); Naczi & Moyer (2017); Naczi, Knapp, & Moore (2010); Naczi, Knapp, & Thomas (2012); Sorrie, LeBlond, & Weakley (2018a) In Weakley et al. (2018b); Ward (2012a). Show full citations.

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