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Hawai'i Island sedge
Oreobolus furcatus
Oreobolus furcatus
Hawai'i Island sedge Sedge Family
Oreobolus furcatus Cyperaceae
common name
  Hawai'i Island sedge
accepted scientific name
  Oreobolus furcatus H. Mann
rules for finding collection records
  Oreobolus furcatus (132)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
G.D.Carr (4)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Oreobolus furcatus   H. Mann   (TSN: 40349, Index: 377)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names