brown beak-rush, sooty beak-rush
[Phaeocephalum fuscum (L.) House, more...]
Etymology: Rhynchospora: Greek for "nose" or "beak," referring to the beak-like tubercle
Plants: perennial sedge
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = OBL WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.