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Trichophorum cespitosum (Rasen-Haarbinse) IMG 2929.jpg
Trichophorum cespitosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Tribe: Scirpeae
Genus: Trichophorum
Type species
Trichophorum alpinum
(L.) Pers. [1]

Trichophorum is a genus of flowering plants in the sedge family, Cyperaceae.[1] Plants in this genus are known as deergrasses in Britain[2] but are sometimes known as bulrushes in North America.[3] It contains the following species:[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b M. Salmenkallio & I. Kukkonen (1989). "Proposal to conserve 466a Trichophorum (Cyperaceae) with a conserved type". Taxon. 38 (2): 313–316. JSTOR 1220871. 
  2. ^ Stace, C. A. (2010). New Flora of the British Isles (Third ed.). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 943. ISBN 9780521707725. 
  3. ^ "Trichophorum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015.