Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Fimbristylis autumnalis (L.) Roem. & Schult. image
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Family Cyperaceae
Fimbristylis autumnalis (L.) Roem. & Schult.
autumn sedge, slender fimbry, slender fringe-rush
Fimbristylis: fimbria for "fringe" and stylus for "style," which is fringed with hairs in genuine species
autumnalis: of the autumn, usually flowering then
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Status: Native
Plant: annual sedge

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Fimbristylis autumnalis (L.) Roem. & Schult. var. mucronulata (Michx.) Fernald
Fimbristylis frankii Steud.
Fimbristylis geminata (Nees) Kunth
Fimbristylis mucronulata (Michx.) S.F.Blake
Scirpus autumnalis L.
Scirpus michauxii Pers.
Scirpus mucronulatus Michx.
Trichelostylis geminata T.Lestib. & Nees
Trichelostylis mucronulata (Michx.) Torr.

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