Trichophorum caespitosum (L.) Hartm.
FamilyCyperaceae — APG family: Cyperaceae
SynonymsScirpus caespitosus subsp. austriacus (Pall.) Aschers. & Graebn., Scirpus caespitosus var. callosus Bigel., Trichophorum austriacum Pall., Scirpus caespitosus L., Trichophorum caespitosum subsp. austriacum (Palal.) Hegi, Baeothryon caespitosum (L.) Dietr.
DescriptionCulms grayish-green, densely tufted, with numerous, stramineous-to-brown sheaths at base, lacking a blade and usually with 2 cauline sheaths, the upper with square mouth and blade about 5 mm long; involucral scale about as long as spike; bristles about twice as long as achene.
EcologyPeaty soil, wet places. Described from Europe, America, and Himalayas.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.