hair beak-rush, needle beak sedge
[Phaeocephalum capillaceum (Torr.) Farw., more...]
Etymology: Rhynchospora: Greek for "nose" or "beak," referring to the beak-like tubercle
Plants: perennial sedge
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = OBL USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.