Bulbostylis ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia

IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 23. Treatment on page 135. Mentioned on page 133, 134.

Herbs, annual, cespitose. Culms 10–20 (–30) cm, bases soft. Leaves: sheaths with ascending-hirtellous ribs; blades filiform, less than 0.5 mm wide, marginal and abaxial ribs ascending-hirtellous. Inflorescences in simple, open anthelae; scapes slightly wider than leaf-blades, 0.5 mm diam., glabrous or hirtellous; longest involucral-bract usually shorter than inflorescence. Spikelets usually few (3–9), 2–4 mm; fertile scales dark redbrown or dull brown. Flowers: stamens 2–3; anthers 0.8 mm. Achenes slightly less than 1 mm.


Phenology: Fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Moist, sandy, open areas, bases of sandhills, moist savanna, flatwoods clearings
Elevation: 0–200 m

Distribution

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Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., N.C., S.C., Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
obovoid;trigonous +
ceraceous +
open +  and simple +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (?) +
puberulent +
Robert Kral +
(Elliott) Fernald +
shortened +
persistent +
enlarged +
Scirpus ciliatifolius +
usually longer +
exceeded by inflorescence +  and exceeding +
filiform +
0mm;0.5mm +
glumaceous +  and foliaceous +
2-ranked +  and arranged +
ascending +  and appressed +
parallel +  and divergent +
terete +, rolled +  and plicate +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, S.C. +  and Va. +
0–200 m +
rugulose +  and papillate +
hypogynous +  and subtending +
biconvex +  and trigonous +
Moist, sandy, open areas, bases of sandhills, moist savanna, flatwoods clearings +
compound +  and simple +
erect +  and spreading +
polystichous +
1/2 length of culms +
hirtellous +, glabrous +  and scabrid +
with (1-)3-6(-30) bristles and/or scales +
Fruiting summer–fall. +
2-3(-4)-carpellate +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
ascending-hirtellous +
adventitious +
distichous +  and arranged +
brown +, dull +  and dark redbrown +
basal +  and proximal +
keeled;ovate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (?) +
hirtellous;glabrous +
slightly wider +
scabrid +  and glabrous +
cylindric +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
redbrown +  and dark-brown +
longer than wide +
lanceoloid;cylindric +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
septate +, hollow +  and solid +
compressed +, terete +  and trigonous +
papillate +
(2-)3-fid +
slender +
Isolepis ciliatifolius +  and Stenophyllus ciliatifolius +
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia +
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia +
variety +
button +  and compressed-conic +
not rhizomatous +  and scapose +
herb +  and cespitose +