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Key to Rhynchospora

View taxon page for Rhynchospora

(For a list of species in Rhynchospora, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Perianth barbs reflexed; fruit ± smooth, base narrow-stalk-like

2. Perianth bristles 10–12; spikelets pale-brown to ± white ..... R. alba

2' Perianth bristles 5–7; spikelets brown to dark brown ..... R. capitellata

1' Perianth barbs ascending; fruit wrinkled, base wide-stalk-like or not stalk-like

3. Perianth bristles generally exceeding tubercle tip; fruit base wide-stalk-like ..... R. californica

3' Perianth bristles generally exceeded by tubercle base; fruit base not stalk-like ..... R. globularis


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