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

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Introduced into:

Belarus, Central European Rus, France, Germany, Netherlands

Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Maximowicz, C.J. [s.n.], Honshu K001057084
Savatier, P.A.L. [1393], Japan K001057085
Eggleston, W.W. [2523], Vermont Scirpus cyperinus var. laxus K001057073
Eggleston, W.W. [2524], Vermont Scirpus cyperinus var. laxus K001057074

First published in Enum. Pl. 2: 170 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Egorova, T. (2004). Generus Scirpus L. (Cyperaceae) in Flora Eurasiae Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii 36: 40-79.
  • 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.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Mady, M., Brunerye, L. & Verloove, F. (2016). Un Scirpus nord-américain nouveau pour la flore française: Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth (Cyperaceae) Journal de Botanique Société de Botanique de France 76: 71-77.
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Mady, M., Brunerye, L. & Verloove, F. (2016). Un Scirpus nord-américain nouveau pour la flore française: Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth (Cyperaceae) Journal de Botanique Société de Botanique de France 76: 71-77.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://www.newfoundland-labradorflora.com/checklist/.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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