Trichophorum clintonii

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Trichophorum clintonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Trichophorum
Species: T. clintonii
Binomial name
Trichophorum clintonii
(A. Gray) S.G. Sm
  • Baeothryon clintonii (A. Gray) Á. Löve & D. Löve
  • Scirpus clintonii A. Gray

Trichophorum clintonii, the Clinton's bulrush,[2] is a plant species native to Canada and the northeastern United States. It has been reported from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Maine, New York State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota.[3]

Trichophorum clintonii is a perennial herb up to 40 cm tall, forming dense clumps but without rhizomes. Culms are triagonal in cross-section. Leaves are up to 25 cm long. The inflorescences is one brown spikelet with 3-6 flowers. Achenes are flattened triangles about 2 mm long.[3][4][5][6]


  1. ^ Tropicos
  2. ^ "Trichophorum clintonii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Flora of North America v 23 p 31, Trichophorum clintonii
  4. ^ Smith, Stanley Galen. 1995. Novon 5(1): 102.
  5. ^ Löve, Áskell & Löve, Doris Benta Maria. 1965. University of Colorado Studies : Series in Biology 17: 14.
  6. ^ Gray, Asa. 1864. American Journal of Science, and Arts, ser. 2, 38(113): 290.