Rhynchospora debilis

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Rhynchospora debilis
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Photo by Bobby Hattaway hosted at Discoverlife.org
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperales
Genus: Rhynchospora
Species: R. debilis
Binomial name
Rhynchospora debilis
Natural range of Rhynchospora debilis from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonym: none

Variety: none


R. debilis is a perennial graminoid of the Cyperaceae family that is native to North America. [1]


R. debilis is typically found in southeastern United States; specifically in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. [1]



Typical habitats are in savannas and sandhill seeps. [2]


R. debilis has been observed to flower in June. [3]

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 USDA Plant Database
  2. Weakley, A. S. (2015). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Herbarium.
  3. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 29 MAY 2018