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Rhynchospora alba

Family:Cyperaceae
Species:Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl
Common Name:white beak sedge
Habitat:Peatlands both basic and acidic including rich fens, poor fens, and acidic bogs. In these habitats it grows in heavily saturated and inundated soils often where the mat is not as well formed advising the botanist not to step in these areas.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Graminoid
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI), S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank), CoC: 10
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

SupraordinalMonocots
Order Poales
FamilyCyperaceae
Genus Rhynchospora
Species Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl - white beak sedge

Citation

Citation Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Allegany  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Allegany1970 HOUGH
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Bronx  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Chenango  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Columbia  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Delaware  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Dutchess2007 BKL – BKL00088817
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Essex  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Franklin1987 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Franklin  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Fulton2007 NYS – 474
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Genesee1998 RCFS – accession # 12271
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Genesee1998 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Genesee  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Hamilton  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Herkimer2012 SUCO – 9744
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  6/28/2013 - Connie Tedesco
Herkimer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Kings1912 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Kings1912 BKL – BKL00054718
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings  BKL – BKL00054721
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1883 BKL – BKL00054722
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Lewis1993 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Lewis  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Madison  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Monroe1989 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Monroe  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Nassau  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Nassau1913 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Nassau1913 BKL – BKL00054726
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1897 BKL – BKL00054723
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Onondaga1949 RCFS – accession # 11210
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Onondaga1871 BKL – BKL00054773
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Oswego1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Oswego1997 RCFS – accession # 12092
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1997 RCFS – accession # 12127
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1998 RCFS – accession # 12262
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1998 RCFS – accession # 12266
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1998 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Oswego1996 RCFS – accession # 10848
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Oswego1996 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Otsego1935 BH
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
Werier (2017) voucher!; E.C. Raney s.n. 3/6/2018 - David Werier
Otsego2004 SUCO
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
Town of Worcester  
Queens1886 BKL – BKL00054713
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Rensselaer1999 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Rockland1990 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Saratoga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Seneca1994 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Seneca  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
St. Lawrence1994 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1886 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1986 OBPF – Log_num: 7260
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1920 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1921 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1929 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1921 BKL – BKL00054719
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1936 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1984 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1994 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1979 OBPF – Log_num: GEL7
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1955 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1912 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1972 OBPF – Log_num: 6921A
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Suffolk1927 BKL – BKL00054715
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1872 BKL – BKL00054712
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00054727
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1912 BKL – BKL00054717
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1886 BKL – BKL00054725
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1914 BKL – BKL00054728
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2007 BKL – BKL00087243
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1920 BKL – BKL00054720
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1936 BKL – BKL00054724
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1997 BKL – BKL00087412
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1929 BKL – BKL00054711
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Sullivan  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Tioga  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Tompkins1899 BKL – BKL00054716
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Tompkins  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Ulster  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Ulster1998 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Ulster1997 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Warren  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Warren1916 BKL – BKL00054714
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wayne1989 RCFS – accession # 10044
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Wayne  NYFA_1990
Herbarium Name Used: none Rhynchospora alba
   
Westchester2001 BKL – BKL00018090
Herbarium Name Used: Rhynchospora alba
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Rhynchospora alba var. macra Rhynchospora alba (L.) Vahl var. macra C.B. Clarke ex Britton misapplied