Species Details

Bulbostylis capillaris

thread-leaved beakseed

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Photo of Bulbostylis capillaris
©2016 Ryan Batten
Photo of Bulbostylis capillaris
©2016 Ryan Batten
Photo of Bulbostylis capillaris
©2016 Ryan Batten
Scientific Name:
Bulbostylis capillaris (L.) Clarke
Common Name:
thread-leaved beakseed
Family: Cyperaceae
Element Code: PMCYP02020
USDA Plants Symbol: BUCA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
395 - 2075 meters
1295 - 6810 feet
General Habitats:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
Microhabitat Details:
Endangered in OR. See Sida 4:98-99 (1971) for taxonomic treatment.
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alabama (AL), Arizona (AZ), Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Connecticut (CT), Delaware (DE), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Hawaii (HI), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Kentucky (KY), Louisiana (LA), Maine (ME), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Mississippi (MS), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), North Carolina (NC), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR)*, Pennsylvania (PA), Puerto Rico (PR), Rhode Island (RI), South Carolina (SC), Tennessee (TN), Texas (TX), Vermont (VT), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), Wisconsin (WI)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Alpine (ALP), Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Mariposa (MPA), Nevada (NEV), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Tehama (TEH), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
American House (3912161), Berry Creek (3912164), Brush Creek (3912163), Cherokee (3912165), Cisco Grove (3912035), Dardanelle (3811937), El Capitan (3711966), Forbestown (3912153), Half Dome (3711965), Haskins Valley (3912172), Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (3711986), Homewood (3912012), Kimshew Point (3912184), Lake Eleanor (3711987), Luckett Mtn. (3611972), Manton (4012147), Oroville (3912155), Project City (4012263), Sacate Ridge (3611982), Sierra City (3912056), Stover Mtn. (4012133), Tamarack (3812041)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant
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