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Taxon: Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl

 
Genus: Rhynchospora
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Rhynchosporeae
Nomen number: 416475
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:236. 1805 "Rynchospora"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • white beak sedge  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • white beak-rush  (Source: F CalifJep) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kamchatka]
    • CHINA: China [Jilin Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu] Korea

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation, [Saratov] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia, Italy, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories (s.w.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.e.), Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (n.), Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina (w.), Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

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  3. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
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  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
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  11. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
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  16. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
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Check other web resources for Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=416475. Accessed 17 October 2019.