Texas Vascular Plant Checklist:  Cyperaceae
The Sedge Family
(Magnoliophyta, Liliopsida, Commelinidae)

 Bulbostylis
   barbata (Rottb.) C.B. Clarke (water grass)
   capillaris subsp. capillaris (hairsedge)
   ciliatifolia var. ciliatifolia
   ciliatifolia var. coarctata (Ell.) Kral
   juncoides (Vahl) Kükenth. (rush bulbostylis)

 Carex
   abscondita Mackenzie (thicket sedge)
   agrostoides Mackenzie (grass leaf sedge)
   alata Torr. (wingseed sedge)
   albicans var. australis (Bailey) J. Rettig
   albolutescens Schwein. (greenish-white sedge)
   amphibola Steud. (eastern narrow leaf sedge)
   annectens (Bickn.) Bickn. (yellow fruit sedge)
   arkansana (Bailey) Bailey (arkansas sedge)
   athrostachya Olney (slender beak sedge)
   atlantica subsp. atlantica (eastern sedge)
   atlantica subsp. capillacea (Bailey) Reznicek (eastern sedge)
   aurea Nutt. (golden sedge)
   austrina Mackenzie (southern sedge)
   basiantha Steud. (widow sedge)
   bicknellii var. opaca F.J. Herm.
   blanda Dewey (woodland sedge)
   brevior (Dewey) Mackenzie (short beak sedge)
   bromoides subsp. bromoides
   bulbostylis Mackenzie (false hair sedge)
   bushii Mackenzie (bush's sedge)
   caroliniana Schwein. (carolina sedge)
   cephalophora Muhl. ex Willd. (woodbank sedge)
   cherokeensis Schwein. (cherokee sedge)
   comosa Boott (bristly sedge)
   complanata Torr. & Hook. (hirsute sedge)
   corrugata Fernald (prune fruit sedge)
   crebriflora Wieg. (coastal plain sedge)
   crinita var. brevicrinis Fernald (sawawn sedge)
   crus-corvi Shuttlw. ex Kunze (crowfoot sedge)
   davisii Schwein. & Torr. (davis sedge)
   debilis var. debilis (spindlefruit sedge)
   decomposita Muhl. (branched sedge)
   digitalis var. asymmetrica Fernald (wood sedge)
   digitalis var. macropoda Fernald
   eburnea Boott (bristle leaf sedge)
   edwardsiana Bridges & Orzell (edwards plateau sedge)
   emoryi Dewey (emory sedge)
   festucacea Schkuhr ex Willd. (fescue sedge)
   fissa var. fissa
   flaccosperma Dewey (thin-fruit sedge)
   floridana Schwein. (florida sedge)
   frankii Kunth (frank sedge)
   geophila Mackenzie (white mountain sedge)
   gigantea Rudge (giant sedge)
   glaucescens Ell. (southern sedge)
   glaucodea Tuckerman ex Olney (blue sedge)
   granularis Muhl. ex Willd. (limestone meadow sedge)
   gravida var. lunelliana (Mackenzie) F.J. Herm. (heavy sedge)
   grisea Wahlenb. (inflated narrow leaf sedge)
   hirsutella Mackenzie (fuzzy wuzzy sedge)
   hyalina Boott (whitesheath sedge)
   hyalinolepis Steud. (thin-scale sedge)
   hystericina Muhl. ex Willd. (bottlebrush sedge, procupine sedge)
   intumescens Rudge (bladder sedge)
   joorii Bailey (hummock sedge)
   lativena S.D. & G.D. Jones (broad-veined sedge)
   leavenworthii Dewey (narrowleaf sedge)
   leptalea subsp. harperi (Fernald) W. Stone (threadstem sedge, bristle-stalked sedge)
   lonchocarpa Willd. (long sedge)
   longii Mackenzie (longs sedge)
   louisianica Bailey (louisiana sedge)
   lupuliformis Sartwell ex Dewey (hop-like sedge)
   lupulina Muhl. ex Willd. (hop sedge)
   lurida Wahlenb. (sallow sedge)
   mckittrickensis P.W. Ball (guadalupe mountain sedge)
   meadii Dewey (mead's sedge)
   mesochorea Mackenzie (midland sedge)
   microdonta Torr. & Hook. (littletooth sedge)
   microrhyncha Mackenzie (littlesnout sedge)
   muehlenbergii var. enervis Boott
   muehlenbergii var. muehlenbergii (muhlenberg sedge)
   muriculata F.J. Herm. (trans pecos sedge)
   nigromarginata Schwein. (black edge sedge)
   occidentalis Bailey (western sedge)
   oklahomensis Mackenzie (oklahoma sedge)
   onusta Mackenzie (storm sedge)
   oxylepis var. oxylepis (sharp-scale sedge)
   ozarkana P. Rothr. & Reznicek (ozark sedge)
   pellita Muhl ex Willd. (woolly sedge)
   perdentata S.D. Jones (sandstone sedge)
   planostachys Kunze (cedar sedge)
   reniformis (Bailey) Small (kidney sedge)
   retroflexa Muhl. ex Willd. (reflexed sedge)
   rosea Schkuhr ex Willd. (stellate sedge)
   socialis Mohlenbrock & Schwegm. (low woodland sedge)
   striatula Michx. (lined sedge)
   stricta Lam. (tussock sedge)
   styloflexa Buckl. (bent sedge)
   tenax Chapman (wire sedge)
   tetrastachya Scheele (britton's sedge)
   texensis (Torr.) Bailey (texas sedge)
   triangularis Boeckl. (eastern fox sedge)
   tribuloides var. sangamonensis Clokey (bristlebract sedge)
   tribuloides var. tribuloides
   typhina Michx. (cat tail sedge)
   verrucosa Muhl. (warty sedge)
   vulpinoidea var. vulpinoidea

 Cladium
   mariscoides (Muhl.) Torr. (smooth saw grass)
   mariscus subsp. jamaicense (Crantz) Kükenth.

 Cyperus
   acuminatus Torr. & Hook. ex Torr. (taperleaf flatsedge)
   aggregatus (Willd.) Endl. (inflated scale flat sedge)
   articulatus L. (jointed flatsedge)
   bipartitus Torr. (shining flat sedge)
   cephalanthus Torr. & Hook. (buttonbush flat sedge)
   compressus L. (poorland flatsedge)
   croceus Vahl (baldwin flatsedge)
   cuspidatus Kunth (coastal plain flat sedge)
   difformis L. (variable flat sedge)
   digitatus Roxb. (finger flatsedge)
   echinatus (L.) Wood (globe flatsedge, cylinder flatsedge)
   elegans L. (sticky flatsedge)
   entrerianus Boeckl. (woodrush flat sedge)
   eragrostis Lam. (tall flat sedge)
   erythrorhizos Muhl. (redroot flatsedge)
   esculentus var. leptostachyus Boeckl. (yellow nutgrass, chufa, northern nutgrass)
   esculentus var. macrostachyus Boeckl.
   fendlerianus Boeckl. (tuberroot flatsedge)
   flavescens L. (yellow flatsedge)
   flavicomus Michx. (whiteedge flatsedge)
   fugax Liebm. (withering flat sedge)
   grayoides Mohlenbrock (midwestern gray's flat sedge)
   haspan L. (sheathed flatsedge)
   hermaphroditus (Jacq.) Standl. (hermaphrodite flat sedge)
   hystricinus Fernald (bristly flat sedge)
   involucratus Rottb. (alternate leaf flat sedge)
   iria L. (ricefield flatsedge)
   laevigatus L. (smooth flatsedge)
   lancastriensis Porter ex Gray (many flower flat sedge)
   lanceolatus Poir. (epiphytic flat sedge)
   lentiginosus Millsp. & Chase (latin american flat sedge)
   lupulinus subsp. lupulinus
   niger Ruiz & Pavòn (black flat sedge)
   ochraceus Vahl (pond flat sedge)
   odoratus L. (fragrant flatsedge, large-head flatsedge)
   onerosus M.C. Johnston (plains flat sedge)
   oxylepis Nees ex Steud. (sharpscale flatsedge)
   pallidicolor (Kükenth.) G. Tucker (pale flat sedge)
   phaeolepis Cherm. (madagascar flat sedge)
   plukenetii Fernald (plukenet's flat sedge)
   polystachyos var. texensis (Torr.) Fernald
   prolixus Kunth (mosquito flat sedge)
   pseudovegetus Steud. (marsh flat sedge)
   reflexus Vahl (bentawn flatsedge)
   refractus Engelm. ex Boeckl. (reflexed flat sedge)
   retroflexus Buckl. (oneflower flatsedge)
   retrofractus (L.) Torr. (rough flatsedge)
   retrorsus var. retrorsus
   retrorsus var. robustus (Boeckl.) Kükenth.
   rotundus L. (nutgrass, cocograss, purple nutgrass)
   schweinitzii Torr. (schweinitz flatsedge)
   seslerioides Kunth (mt. emory white flatsedge)
   setigerus Torr. & Hook. (lean flat sedge)
   spectabilis Link (showy flat sedge)
   sphaerolepis Boeckl. (rusby's flat sedge)
   squarrosus L. (bearded flatsedge)
   strigosus L. (false nutgrass)
   surinamensis Rottb. (tropical flatsedge)
   tetragonus Ell. (four angle flat sedge)
   thyrsiflorus Jungh. (southern flat sedge)
   virens Michx. (green flatsedge)

 Dulichium
   arundinaceum (L.) Britton (three-way sedge)

 Eleocharis
   acicularis (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (needle spike rush)
   acutangula (Roxb.) J.A. Schultes (hollow stem spike rush)
   acutisquamata Buckl. (sharpscale spikerush)
   albida Torr. (white spikerush)
   atropurpurea (Retz.) J.& K. Presl (purple spikerush)
   austrotexana M.C. Johnston (rio grande spike rush)
   baldwinii (Torr.) Chapman (baldwin's spike rush)
   brachycarpa Svens. (short fruit spike rush)
   brittonii Svens. ex Small (britton spikerush)
   cancellata S. Wats. (arizona spike rush)
   cellulosa Torr. (gulfcoast spikerush)
   compressa Sullivant (compressed spikerush)
   cylindrica Buckl. (cylinder spikerush)
   elongata Chapman (slim spike rush)
   engelmannii Steud. (engelmann's spike rush)
   equisetoides (Ell.) Torr. (horsetail spike rush)
   fallax Weatherby (creeping spike rush)
   flavescens var. flavescens (pale spikerush)
   geniculata (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (capitate spike rush)
   interstincta (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (knotted spike rush)
   lanceolata Fernald (lanceleaf spikerush)
   macrostachya Britton (pale spike rush)
   melanocarpa Torr. (blackfruit spikerush)
   microcarpa Torr. (smallseed spikerush)
   minima Kunth (small spikerush)
   montana (Kunth) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (mountain spikerush)
   montevidensis Kunth (sand spikerush)
   obtusa (Willd.) J.A. Schultes (blunt spikerush)
   olivacea var. olivacea
   palustris (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (largespike spikerush)
   parvula (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Link ex Bluff, Nees & Sch (dwarf spikerush)
   quadrangulata (Michx.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (squarestem spikerush)
   radicans (A. Dietr.) Kunth (rooted spike rush)
   reverchonii Svens. (reverchon's spike rush)
   rostellata (Torr.) Torr. (beaked spikerush)
   tenuis var. verrucosa (Svens.) Svens. (slender spikerush)
   tortilis (Link) J.A. Schultes (twisted spikerush)
   tuberculosa (Michx.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (conecup spikerush)
   vivipara Link (viviparous spike rush)
   wolfii (Gray) Gray ex Britton (wolf's spike rush)

 Fimbristylis
   annua (All.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (annual fimbry)
   autumnalis (L.) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (slender fimbry)
   caroliniana (Lam.) Fernald (carolina fimbry)
   castanea (Michx.) Vahl (marsh fimbry)
   decipiens Kral (southern fimbry)
   dichotoma (L.) Vahl (forked fimbry)
   littoralis Gaud. (grass like fimbry)
   puberula var. interior (Britton) Kral
   puberula var. puberula
   tomentosa Vahl (woolly fimbry)
   vahlii (Lam.) Link (vahl fimbry)

 Fuirena
   breviseta (Coville) Coville (saltmarsh umbrella sedge)
   bushii Kral (bush's umbrella sedge)
   longa Chapman (coastal plain umbrella sedge)
   pumila (Torr.) Spreng. (dwarf umbrella sedge)
   scirpoidea Michx. (southern umbrella sedge)
   simplex var. aristulata (Torr.) Kral (western umbrellagrass)
   simplex var. simplex (western umbrellagrass)
   squarrosa Michx. (hairy umbrellagrass, umbrellagrass)

 Isolepis
   carinata Hook. & Arn. ex Torr. (keeled lateral bulrush)
   cernua (Vahl) Roemer & J.A. Schultes (low lateral bulrush)
   molesta (M.C. Johnston) S.G. Sm. (gulf coast lateral bulrush)

 Kyllinga
   brevifolia Rottb. (short leaf spike sedge)
   odorata Vahl (fragrant spike sedge)
   pumila Michx. (low spike sedge)

 Lipocarpha
   aristulata (Coville) G. Tucker (awned halfchaff sedge)
   drummondii (Nees) G. Tucker (drummond's halfchaff sedge)
   micrantha (Vahl) G. Tucker (small flower halfchaff sedge)

 Oxycaryum
   cubense (Poepp. & Kunth) Lye (cuban bulrush)

 Rhynchospora
   caduca Ell. (anglestem beakrush)
   capillacea Torr. (needle beak sedge)
   capitellata (Michx.) Vahl (pointbeak beakrush)
   cephalantha Gray (bunched beak sedge)
   chalarocephala Fernald & Gale (loose head beak sedge)
   colorata (L.) H. Pfeiffer (starrush whitetop sedge, umbrellagrass)
   corniculata (Lam.) Gray (horned beakrush, hornedrush)
   debilis Gale (savannah beak sedge)
   divergens Chapman ex M.A. Curtis (spreading beakrush)
   elliottii A. Dietr. (elliott's beak sedge)
   fascicularis var. fascicularis (stout beakrush)
   filifolia Gray (bristleleaf beakrush)
   globularis var. globularis (globe beakrush)
   globularis var. pinetorum (Britton & Small ex Small) Gale
   glomerata (L.) Vahl (cluster beakrush)
   gracilenta Gray (slender beakrush)
   grayi Kunth (gray's beakrush)
   harveyi W. Boott (harvey beakrush, planck beakrush)
   indianolensis Small (indianola beakrush)
   inexpansa (Michx.) Vahl (nodding beakrush)
   inundata (Oakes) Fernald (narrow fruit horned beak sedge)
   latifolia (Baldw. ex Ell.) Thomas (sandswap whitetop sedge)
   macra (C.B. Clarke ex Britton) Small (large beakrush)
   macrostachya Torr. ex Gray (tall beakrush)
   microcarpa Baldw. ex Gray (southern beak sedge)
   miliacea (Lam.) Gray (millet beak sedge)
   mixta Britton (mingled beak sedge)
   nitens (Vahl) Gray (short beak beak sedge)
   nivea Boeckl. (snowy whitetop sedge)
   oligantha Gray (fewflower beakrush)
   perplexa Britton (pineland beak sedge)
   plumosa Ell. (plumed beak sedge)
   pusilla Chapman ex M.A. Curtis (little beakrush)
   rariflora (Michx.) Ell. (thread beakrush)
   recognita (Gale) Kral, comb. nov. ined. (coarse globe beak sedge)
   scirpoides (Torr.) Gray (long beak beak sedge)
   stenophylla Chapman (coastal plain beak sedge)
   tracyi Britton (tracy's beak sedge)

 Schoenoplectus
   acutus var. acutus
   acutus var. occidentalis (S. Wats.) S.G. Sm.
   americanus (Pers.) Volk. ex Schinz & R. Keller (chairmaker's club rush)
   californicus (C.A. Mey.) Palla (california club rush)
   deltarum (Schuyler) Soják (delta club rush)
   erectus subsp. raynalii (Schuyler) Lye
   etuberculatus (Steud.) Soják (canby's club rush)
   heterochaetus (Chase) Soják (pale great club rush)
   maritimus (L.) Lye (saltmarsh club rush)
   × oblongatus (T. Koyama) Soják [acutus × heterochaetus]
   pungens var. longispicatus (Britton) S.G. Sm.
   robustus (Pursh) M.T. Strong (seaside club rush)
   saximontanus (Fernald) Raynal (rocky mountain club rush)
   tabernaemontani (K.C. Gmel.) Palla (soft stem club rush)

 Schoenus
   nigricans L. (black schoenus)

 Scirpus
   atrovirens Willd. (pale bulrush)
   cyperinus (L.) Kunth (woolgrass bulrush)
   divaricatus Ell. (spreading bulrush)
   georgianus Harper (georgia bulrush)
   pallidus (Britton) Fernald (pale bulrush)
   pendulus Muhl. (rufous bulrush)

 Scleria
   baldwinii (Torr.) Steud. (baldwin nutrush)
   ciliata var. ciliata (fringed nutrush)
   ciliata var. glabra (Chapman) Fairey (britton nutrush)
   georgiana Core (georgia nutrush)
   hirtella Sw. (river swamp nut rush)
   minor W. Stone (slender nut rush)
   muehlenbergii Steud. (muehlenberg's nut rush)
   oligantha Michx. (littlehead nutrush)
   pauciflora var. caroliniana (Willd.) Wood
   pauciflora var. curtissii (Britton) Fairey
   pauciflora var. pauciflora
   reticularis Michx. (netted nut rush)
   triglomerata Michx. (whip nutrush)
   verticillata Muhl. ex Willd. (whorled nutrush)