Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Rhynchospora capillacea Torr. image
Photographer: Derek Anderson           

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Scott A. Milburn

Scott A. Milburn
Family Cyperaceae
Rhynchospora capillacea Torr.
hair beak-rush, needle beak sedge
Rhynchospora: Greek for "nose" or "beak," referring to the beak-like tubercle
capillacea: hair-like
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial sedge

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Flora of North America (off site)
Phaeocephalum capillaceum (Torr.) Farw.
Rhynchospora capillacea Torr. f. capillacea
Rhynchospora capillacea Torr. f. leviseta (E.J.Hill) Fernald
Rhynchospora capillacea Torr. var. leviseta E.J.Hill ex A.Gray
Rhynchospora setacea (Muhl.) MacMill., 1892, non Vahl 1806
Rhynchospora smallii Britton
Triodon capillaceus (Torr.) Farw.

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