|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Genus||Rhynchospora||From the Greek rhynchos, “horn, beak, snout,” and spora or sporos, “seed, spore,” thus “beaked seed”|
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Rhynchospora corniculata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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7/25/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt