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|Family: Cyperaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Fimbristylis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Fimbristylis thermalis S. Watson
Habit: Perennial herb 50--150 cm, rhizomed. Stem: +- 1 mm diam. Leaf: puberulent or scabrous; blade <= 4 mm wide; sheath often puberulent; ligule of short hairs. Inflorescence: branched; longest inflorescence bract < inflorescence; spikelet (5)10--12 mm, 3--5 mm wide; flower bract 3.5--4 mm, ovate, not keeled, puberulent. Flower: anther +- 1 mm; style 2-branched, flat, base enlarged, distally markedly widened, margin including branches dense-hairy. Fruit: +- 1.5 mm, 2-sided, brown, fine-pitted, angles prominent. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Wet mineralized soils near hot springs and in seepage meadows; Elevation: 110--1340 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCoRO, SnGb, SnBr, W&I, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: southern Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Mexico. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: S. Galen Smith
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Fimbristylis autumnalis
Next taxon: Fimbristylis vahlii
Citation for this treatment: S. Galen Smith 2016. Fimbristylis thermalis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25947, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.