Taxon  Report   3599 
Fimbristylis thermalis  S. Watson
Hot springs fimbristylis,  Hot springs fimbry
Fimbristylis thermalis
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Fimbristylis thermalis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America, Arizona, Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Fimbristylis thermalis
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Fimbristylis
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh, springs, meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Scirpus spadiceus
CNPS + PLANTS: Fimbristylis spadicea
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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