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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Canada to N. Central & NE. U.S.A.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Connecticut, Illinois, Labrador, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Vermont, Wisconsin

Eriophorum tenellum Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Torrey, J. [s.n.], USA K001057129
Nuttall, T. [s.n.] K001057130

First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl.: 2, add. (1818)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Smith, W.R. (2018). Sedges and Rushes of Minnesota: 1-667. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chadde, S.W. (2019). Wisconsin Flora ed. 2: 1-818. Steve W. Chadde.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Smith, W.R. (2018). Sedges and Rushes of Minnesota: 1-667. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, London.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0