Bulbostylis capillaris (L.) Kunth. ex C.B. Clarke
Family - Cyperaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
Leaves - No info. yet.
Inflorescence - No info. yet.
Flowers - No info. yet.
Flowering - June - October.
Habitat - Glades, thin soils on prairies, rocky openings of forests, sandy areas. On acid soils.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This little species can be found mainly in the southern half of Missouri and is also found in a few counties north of the Missouri river. The plant is quite small and can flower when only a few centimeters tall. A full-grown plant can be seen below:
B. capillaris is an easy species to ID in the field because of its habitat and small size.
Photographs taken on Stegal Mountain, MO., 6-12-03.