Rhynchospora globularis (Chapm.) Small

Beaked Rush

Rhynchospora globularis plant

Family - Cyperaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Rhynchospora globularis base

Leaves - No info yet.

Rhynchospora globularis sheathApex of the leaf sheath.

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Flowers - No info yet.

Rhynchospora globularis flowers

Rhynchospora globularis fruitFruit close-up.

Flowering - May - October.

Habitat - Upland prairies, sandy and rocky stream banks, sink-hole ponds, open rocky or sandy areas.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found in the southern half of Missouri. Our plants belong to variety recognita Gale. Other varieties exist in more southern locations of North America, the Caribbean, and Central America.

Photographs taken at Cowards Hollow, Carter County, MO., 7-5-04.