chestnut sedge, hairy fimbristylis, hairy fimbry
[Fimbristylis interior Britton]
Etymology: Fimbristylis: fimbria for "fringe" and stylus for "style," which is fringed with hairs in genuine species
Plants: perennial sedge; stems base of culm (grass stem) swollen, knotty, closely joined
Conservation Status: Endangered
Flora of North America: Flora of North America USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.