Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Bulbostylis capillaris (Linnaeus) Kunth ex C.B. Clarke
Stenophyllus capillaris (Linnaeus) Britton
Bulbostylis capillaris is an short, annual, erect sedge with smooth,
grooved culms. The spikelets form an umbel-like cyme with dark reddish brown
fertile scales. It likes wet ground.
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Bulbostylis capillaris, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & the Audubon group, Burro Mtns., Mulberry Cyn., Oct. 20, 2007
Bulbostylis capillaris, detail of spikelets, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & the Audubon group, Burro Mtns., Mulberry Cyn., Oct. 20, 2007
Bulbostylis capillaris, closeup, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Allie Canyon turnoff at Signal Peak Road, September 4, 2011
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