Bulbostylis barbata

Family:CYPERACEAE
Species:Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
Common Name:Old World Hairsedge; Water Grass
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:Old World Hairsedge is an introduced annual member of the Sedge family (Cyperaceae). It occurs in the southern half of the state. Old World Hairsedge grows in gardens, in flower beds, along paths and roads, in cultivated fields, and in cemeteries. It is often weedy in sandy, disturbed soils in full sun. Old World Hairsedge is pantropical in distribution, occurring in parts of Asia, Africa, North and South America, Australia, and on Pacific Islands. Its native range is unclear. Old World Hairsedge is a cespitose (growing in dense clumps or tuffs), scapose annual growing 2-10 inches in height. The leaves are filiform and 2/3 the length of the scapes. Flowers are produced in dense terminal head-like clusters that are reddish-brown in color. The fruit is a sharply three-angled achene with reticulate faces. There is a small flattened tubercle at the apex of the achene. Achenes are pale brown to white in color. Old World Hairsedge is a minor weed pest of cultivated crops (especially rice) and horticultural plantings. It can be controlled by mulching around desired vegetation.--A. Diamond
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FAC (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCYPERACEAE - Sedge family
Genus Bulbostylis
Species Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke - Old World Hairsedge; Water Grass

Citation

Citation BULBOSTYLIS BARBATA (Rottbøll) C. B. Clarke, in Hooker f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 651. 1893.
Basionym: Scirpus barbatus Rotbøll 1772.
Type: INDIA: Kerala: Malabar,

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bulbostylis fimbriata Bulbostylis fimbriata (Nees von Esenbeck) C. B. Clarke, in Urban, Symb. Antill. 2: 87. 1900.Oncostylis fimbriata Nees von Esenbeck 1842. 
Bulbostylis floridana Bulbostylis floridana (Britton) Fernald, Rhodora 40: 392. 1938.Stenophyllus floridanus Britton 1895. 
Fimbristylis barbata Fimbristylis barbata (Rottbøll) Bentham, Fl. Austral. 7: 321. 1878.Scirpus barbatus Rottbøll 1772. 
Isolepis barbata Isolepis barbata (Rottbøll) R. Brown, Prodr. 222. 1810.Scirpus barbatus Rottbøll 1772. 
Isolepis barbata var. capillaris Isolepis barbata (Rottbøll) R. Brown, var. capillaris Nees von Esenbeck, in Wight, Contr. Bot. India 109. 1834.  
Isolepis fimbriata Isolepis fimbriata (Nees von Esenbeck) Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 2: 101. 1855.Oncostylis fimbriata Nees von Esenbeck 1842. 
Oncostylis fimbriata Oncostylis fimbriata Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(1): 88. 1842. BRAZIL: Minas Gerais:
Scirpus barbatus Scirpus barbatus Rottbøll, Descr. Pl. Rar. 27. 1772. INDIA: Kerala: Malabar,
Scirpus dussii Scirpus dussii Boeckeler, Beitr. Cyper. 2: 38. 1890. MARTINIQUE
Scirpus fimbriatus Scirpus fimbriatus (Nees von Esenbeck) Boeckeler, Linnaea 36: 749. 1870, non Poiret 1805.Oncostylis fimbriata Nees von Esenbeck 1842. 
Stenophyllus fimbriatus Stenophyllus fimbriatus (Nees von Esenbeck) Britton, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 43: 446. 1916.Oncostylis fimbriata Nees von Esenbeck 1842. 
Stenophyllus floridanus Stenophyllus floridanus Britton, in Nash, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 20: 161. 1895. FLORIDA
Stenophyllus barbatus Stenophyllus barbatus (Rottbøll) T. Cooke, Fl. Bombay 2: 887. 1908.Scirpus barbatus Rottbøll 1772. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Choctaw, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Escambia, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Henry, Houston, Lee, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1957 - 1979

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
ALNHS00001358 Dallas 20 Oct 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
OC-558
ALNHS
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000010079 Dale 20 Jul 2000 Pennington, Tiffany
911
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019967 Russell 18 Aug 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5365
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
USAM000004229 Mobile 18 Aug 1967 LeLong, Michel G.
3571
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019958 Crenshaw 27 Aug 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15696
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0003127 Dale 06 Oct 2006 Keener, Brian R.
3140
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000010068 Monroe 31 Oct 2006 Diamond, Alvin R.
17185
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0044121 Baldwin 29 Sep 2011 Larsen, H.S.
1776
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata C. B. Clarke
AUA000021669 Pike 7 Jul 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5145
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
USAM000004233 Mobile 31 Jul 1980 LeLong, Michel G.
11246
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00059495 Houston 8 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11589
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000049288 Autauga 19 Oct 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1420
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0044187 Baldwin 07 Aug 1993 Burkhalter, James R.
220
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UNA00058864 Geneva 10 Sep 2000 Kral, Robert
90276A
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
JSU109964 Houston 10 Sep 1994 MacDonald, John R.
7647
JSU
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019961 Henry 24 Jul 1968 Kral, Robert
31940
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0033340 Franklin 13 Aug 2016 England, J. Kevin
6731
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010065 Dale 28 Sep 1999 Pennington, Tiffany
220
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0003126 Crenshaw 17 Aug 2008 Diamond, A.R.
19786
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
AUA000019965 Pike 7 Jul 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5154
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000043312 Montgomery 09 Nov 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25667
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
USAM000004226 Greene 20 Oct 1979 LeLong, Michel G.
11019
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0032008 Houston 30 Jul 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26647
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000041758 Baldwin 27 Aug 1925 Wolf, Wolfgang
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000039664 Henry 27 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25388
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0007839 Pike 06 Nov 2010 Grant, Joshua
0011
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000029652 Houston 22 Oct 2009 Diamond, Alvin R.
21091
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
USAM000004230 Mobile 05 Oct 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6861
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019963 Lee 18 Oct 1973 Randle, F.W.
180
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000016741 Barbour 24 Jul 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19620
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019962 Lee 17 Jul 1972 Johnston, W.
149
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
AUA000019955 Barbour 16 Oct 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15979
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0011139 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Dykes, Bailee
0236
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C. B. Clarke
UWAL0042814 Baldwin 23 Aug 2000 Larsen, H.S.
552
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000010063 Covington 17 Sep 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15789
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019960 Geneva 25 Jul 1968 Kral, Robert
32055
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0038370 Mobile 23 Aug 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
8163
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019959 Escambia 3 Sep 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
6326
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
JSU109961 Baldwin 17 Sep 2000 Spaulding, Daniel D.
10862
JSU
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019980 Dale 9 Jun 1991 Diamond, Alvin R.
7415
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000010076 Coffee 10 Sep 1999 Martin, Brian H.
195
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010064 Crenshaw 27 Aug 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15696
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
USAM000004231 Mobile 25 Oct 1973 LeLong, Michel G.
7395
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
ALNHS00006683 Elmore 29 Aug 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4850
ALNHS
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0033283 Houston 06 Dec 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
27106
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA_ACC_56293 Pike 23 Nov 1994 Diamond, Alvin R.
9466
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000024858 Butler 29 Jul 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19648
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
JSU109962 Choctaw 13 Sep 1997 Higginbotham, Jerri W.
234
JSU
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010066 Dale 13 Jul 1997 Rundell, Hannelore
277
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0048317 Bullock 07 Jul 2017 Horne, Howard E.
4012
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboll) C.B. Clarke
UNA00036988 Mobile _ Sep 1879 Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000016686 Houston 25 Sep 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
20118
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
USAM000004232 Mobile 23 Aug 1974 LeLong, Michel G.
8163
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00059529 Conecuh 24 Aug 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13635
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
ALNHS00006668 Houston 01 Aug 2019 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#4720
ALNHS
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0032084 Houston 03 Sep 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26788
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000042705 Houston 30 Jul 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26647
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010059 Barbour 16 Oct 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15979
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0049798 Autauga 19 Oct 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1420
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00036996 Mobile 06 Aug 1979 Davenport, Lawrence J.
1458
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000010061 Conecuh 24 Aug 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13635
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00036992 Tuscaloosa 06 Aug 1957 Hancock, Kenneth F.
s.n.
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0035614 Mobile 31 Aug 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2376
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottbøll) C.B. Clarke
AUA000019956 Conecuh 16 Sep 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1816
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
USAM000004227 Mobile 15 Aug 1975 LeLong, Michel G.
8616
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0010216 Crenshaw 25 Sep 2006 Kral, R.
97660
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) Clarke
TROY000010062 Conecuh 30 Sep 2000 Diamond, Alvin R.
12158
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00036991 Geneva 03 Sep 1969 Kral, Robert
36831
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
USAM000004228 Mobile 01 Oct 1968 LeLong, Michel G.
4779
USAM
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000041329 Escambia 26 Jul 2012 Hansen, Curtis J.
5669
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
JSU109963 Escambia 26 Sep 1985 Whetstone, R. David
15232
JSU
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UNA00036986 Houston 24 Jul 1968 Kral, Robert
31940
UNA
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000024857 Barbour 11 Sep 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
19956
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000035436 Crenshaw 25 Sep 2006 Kral, Robert
97660
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010060 Bullock 20 Aug 2002 Diamond, Alvin R.
13606
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019957 Covington 17 Sep 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15789
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0033179 Montgomery 09 Nov 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25667
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000025611 Dallas 20 Oct 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
OC558
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
UWAL0016691 Henry 27 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25388
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
AUA000019964 Lee 14 Sep 1955 Davis, Donald E.
AUA
Bulbostylis Barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke
TROY000034416 Bullock 20 Oct 2011 Dykes, Bailee
236
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
TROY000010067 Houston 08 Sep 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11589
TROY
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboell) Clarke
UWAL0049281 Bullock 30 Sep 2016 Horne, Howard E.
3568
UWAL
Bulbostylis barbata (Rottboll) C. B. Clarke
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