Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl

First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 2: 236 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Temp. Northern Hemisphere. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, California, Central European Rus, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuril Is., Labrador, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Hungary

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Japan IVa: 1-430. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • McMillan, P.D. (2007). Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) of South Carolina and the Eastern United States. Biota of South Carolina 5: 1-269.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.
  • Sheremetova, S.A., Ebel, A.L. & Buko, T.E. (2011). Supplement to the flora of Kemerovo region since 2001 till 2010. Turczaninowia 14(1): 65-74.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://newfoundland-labradorflora.ca/checklist/.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Sheremetova, S.A., Ebel, A.L. & Buko, T.E. (2011). Supplement to the flora of Kemerovo region since 2001 till 2010. Turczaninowia 14(1): 65-74.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
{Huter} [s.n.] Austria K002770232 Yes
Meyer, Th.; Clarke, C.B. [s.n.] Poland K002770153 Yes
Speta, F. [s.n.] Austria K002770243 Yes
[Thomssen] [s.n.] Belgium K002770162 Yes
Höfler HÖ, K. [182] Austria K002770242 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002770109 No
Wolf, F.O. [13b] Switzerland K002770248 Yes
Robinson, B.L.; Schrenk, H. [116] Canada K002772494 Yes
Anderson [s.n.] Sweden K002770227 Yes
Asplund, E. [s.n.] Sweden K002770235 Yes
Calder, J.A.; Savile, D.B.O.; Taylor, R.L. [22816] Canada K002772506 Yes
Schultz, F.G. [s.n.] France K002770251 No
Anderson, J.P. [s.n.] United States K002772487 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770257 Yes
Moir, T.R.G. [41] Canada K002772492 Yes
Nowinski, M. [s.n.] Poland K002770149 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770258 Yes
Puolanne, M. [s.n.] Finland K002770241 Yes
{Philippe} [s.n.] K002770161 Yes
Anderson, J.P. [605] United States K002772486 Yes
Greinert, H. [s.n.] Poland K002770147 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom K001691356 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K002770143 Yes
Rolland-Germain, F. [7617] Canada K002772490 Yes
Went, F.W. [114] United States K002772488 Yes
S.coll. [S.n.] United States K002772582 Yes
Hab. [92] United States K002772587 Yes
[Dhaners] [s.n.] K002770155 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002770110 No
Lange, T. [s.n.] K002770225 Yes
{Huter} [s.n.] Austria K002770247 Yes
Béguinot, A.; Pampanini, R. [s.n.] Italy K002770159 Yes
Wallengren [s.n.] Switzerland K002770139 Yes
Ahlberg, F. [s.n.] Sweden K002770234 Yes
Krist, V.; Dolezal, R. [s.n.] Czech Republic K002770151 Yes
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K002772498 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770254 Yes
Rolland-Germain, F. [6352] Canada K002772491 Yes
Jávorka, S. [s.n.] Hungary K002770152 Yes
Macoun, J. [S.n.] United States K002772583 Yes
Brotherus, V.F. [s.n.] Finland K002770239 Yes
Schweinitz [S.n.] K001615090 No
Stanêk, S. [s.n.] Slovakia K002770150 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K002770144 Yes
Fay, M. F. [s.n. ] United Kingdom K001635920 Yes
Arrhenius, A. [s.n.] Finland K002770240 Yes
Alm, C.G.; Smith, H. [849] Sweden K002770228 Yes
Galenieks, P.; Zāmelš, A. [s.n.] K002770223 Yes
Lehmann, C.B. [s.n.] K002770250 Yes
Ball, J. [s.n.] K002770249 Yes
Reclaire, A. [s.n.] Netherlands K002770157 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Long, B.H.; St. John, H. [7015] Canada K002772503 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770170 Yes
Baldwin, W.K.W.; Breitung, A.J. [4003] Canada K002772499 Yes
{Huter} [s.n.] Austria K002770233 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K002770140 Yes
s.coll. [134] Germany K002770256 Yes
Nylūms, O. [s.n.] K002770237 Yes
Sternvall, O. [s.n.] Sweden K002770226 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770169 Yes
Collett, R. [s.n.] Norway K002770230 Yes
Fridtz, R.E. [s.n.] Norway K002770238 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770252 Yes
{Prof. Macoun} [16[6]8] Canada K002772496 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Long, B.H.; Fogg, J.M. Jr. [119] Canada K002772500 Yes
Rouleau, J.A.E. [2023] Canada K002772489 Yes
Rousseau, J. [35289] Canada K002772505 Yes
[Heinrichs] [s.n.] Belgium K002770163 Yes
Rchb, G.; Fligerm [s.n.] Germany K001737329 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K002772497 Yes
Novikov, V.; Makeeva, T.; Safonov, V. [87] Russia K002770224 Yes
Czubinski, Z.; Tobolewski; Filipiszynowa, M. [s.n.] Poland K002770148 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K001737326 Yes
Fijalkowski, D. [s.n.] Poland K002770263 Yes
{Herder} [s.n.] Switzerland K002770145 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K002770141 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Wiegand, K.M.; Darlington, H.T. [4718] Canada K002772501 Yes
Spindler, G. [13] K002770246 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770255 Yes
Rosendahl, C.O. [873] Canada K002772495 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Switzerland K002770142 Yes
Husle, G. [s.n.] Germany K002770262 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Long, B.H.; St. John, H. [7014] Canada K002772504 Yes
{Blanchet} [s.n.] Switzerland K002770146 Yes
Collett, R. [s.n.] Norway K002770231 Yes
van Royen, P. [11838] Netherlands K002770154 Yes
[Dushümir] [s.n.] Norway K002770236 Yes
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K002772493 Yes
Tullberg; [Sjodalel] [s.n.] Sweden K002770229 Yes
Wolf, F.O. [13a] Switzerland K002770245 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002770158 Yes
Puring, N. [s.n.] Russia K002770222 Yes
Paul [s.n.] K002770253 Yes
Meebold, A. [s.n.] Austria K002770244 Yes
Van Heurck, H.; Martinis, A. [243] Belgium K002770156 Yes
[Wihetrons] [s.n.] K002770160 Yes
Blake, S.F. [5494] Canada K002772502 Yes

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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