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Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth

Brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusScirpusA Latin name Pliny used for “rush or bulrush”
SpeciescyperinusLinnaeus described this taxon as having the overall appearance of a Cyperus, but spikelets like a Scirpus

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Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

7/28/2013 · Andres Institute of Art, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, New Hamp­shire
≈ 6 × 9" (16 × 23 cm) ID is uncertain

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

7/31/2018 · Andres Art Institute, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, New Hamp­shire
≈ 6 × 7" (14 × 18 cm)

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

7/31/2018 · Andres Art Institute, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, New Hamp­shire
≈ 8 × 9" (20 × 23 cm)

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

9/5/2016 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts ID is uncertain

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth var. condensatus Fernald

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth var. eriophorum (Michx.) Kunth

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth var. laxus (A. Gray) Beetle

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth var. pelius Fernald

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth var. rubricosus (Fernald) Gilly

Scirpus eriophorum Michx.

Scirpus rubricosus Fernald

 

Scirpus cyperinus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 11 × 8" (26 × 20 cm)

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 9 × 14" (23 × 35 cm)

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

7/28/2013 · Andres Institute of Art, Big Bear Mountain, Brookline, New Hamp­shire
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 19 cm) ID is uncertain

Scirpus cyperinus (brown woolly sedge, cottongrass bulrush, woolgrass, wool grass, common woolsedge)

9/29/2012 · Franconia Notch Area, New Hamp­shire
≈ 4½ × 6" (11 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

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