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

Native to:

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Eleocharis tricostata Torr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1887 Chapman, A.W. [s.n.], Florida K000881805

First published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 3: 310 (1836)

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.
  • Rothrock, P.E. (2009). Sedges of Indiana and adjacent states: the non-Carex species: 1-271. Indiana Academy of Sciences.

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