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Lipocarpha aristulata
halfchaff sedge

Distribution: Occurring along the Columbia River in central and south-central Washington; Washington to California and Arizona, east in Great Plains and central U.S.

Habitat: sandy soils of shorelines, stream banks, ponds, and ditches.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Lipocarpha aristulata (Coville) G.C. Tucker
Publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 68: 410. 1987. 1987.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cyperus aristulatus (Coville) Bauters
Hemicarpha aristulata (Coville) Smyth
Hemicarpha intermedia Piper
Hemicarpha micrantha (Vahl) Pax var. aristulata Coville
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lipocarpha aristulata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lipocarpha aristulata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lipocarpha aristulata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lipocarpha aristulata photos.

USDA Plants: Lipocarpha aristulata information.

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