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Yosemite Leafless Bulrush

Oreobolopsis clementis (M. E. Jones) Dhooge & Goetgh.

Trichophorum clementis

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Trichophorum clementis (syn. Scirpus clementis) is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Yosemite bulrush.[1] It is endemic to the Sierra Nevada of California, where it is known from high-elevation mountain meadows and streambanks.

Description

It is a perennial herb forming a dense tuft of erect, ridged stems up to 12 centimeters (4.7 in) tall. There are a few short, thick, hairlike leaves at the base. At the tip of each stem is the inflorescence, a clublike spikelet less than a centimeter long which is composed of a few tiny flowers. The flowers produce smooth dark fruits that are achenes no more than 2 millimeters (0.079 in) long.

References

  1. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Trichophorum clementis". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 14 December 2015.

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Trichophorum clementis: Brief Summary

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Trichophorum clementis (syn. Scirpus clementis) is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Yosemite bulrush. It is endemic to the Sierra Nevada of California, where it is known from high-elevation mountain meadows and streambanks.

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