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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kobresia simpliciuscula

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kobresia simpliciuscula, Kobresia simpliciuscula subsp. subfilifolia, Kobresia simpliciuscula subsp. subholarctica

 

This species has also been known as:

Kobresia simpliciuscula var. americana, Kobresia simpliciuscula subsp. simpliciuscula, Kobresia simpliciuscula var. subgolarctica, Kobresia simpliciuscula subsp. subgolarctica, Kobresia simpliciuscula var. subholarctica

 

Common names:

Simple Bog Sedge, Simple Kobresia

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kobresia simpliciuscula: 46]

 

 

Popularity of Kobresia simpliciuscula over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kobresia simpliciuscula (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Kobresia simpliciuscula as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 120]

 

Phosphorus (3), Centennial Valley (2), Cyperaceae (2), Lower Red Rock Lake (2), Nitrogen (2), Paleoecology (2), Pinedale glaciation (2), Pseudotsuga migration (2), Sølendet Nature Reserve (2), Uplands (2), Vegetation (2), Vegetation history (2), Altai (1), and Polytrichum strictum (Hoppe) Brid. (1), Arctic (1), Arctic Siberia (1), Atmospheric nitrogen deposition (1), barcoding plants (1), Biogeography (1), Biomass (1), Böcher et al. (1978) (1), Bog (1), Boreal region (1), British vegetation (1), Canadian Arctic Archipelago (1), Carex (1), Central Norway (1), Classification (1), Climate (1), Climate change (1), cluster roots (1), Colorado, South Park, Rocky Mountains, fen, restoration, peat mining (1), Crum et al. (1965) for all other mosses (1), Cyanobacterium (1), DCA (1), DNA barcoding (1), Drainage streams (1), Eriophorum vaginatum (1), except Crum & Anderson (1981) for S. flavicomans (1), except Dixon (1954) for Dicranum bergeri Bland (1), except Watson (1963) for Odontoschisma sphagni (Dicks.) Dumont, and Hale & Culberson (1966) for lichens (1), Fen (1), Festuca ovina (1), Floristic delimitation (1), Glacier National Park (1), Global warming (1), Gradient analysis (1), Great Britain (1), Holocene (1), human influence (1), Kobresia (1), Late Glacial (1), Late Pleistocene (1), Lid & Lid (1994) for vascular plants and Frisvoll et al. (1995) for bryophytes. The terminology concerning mire ecology (e.g.‘rich fen’= fen vegetation including basiphilous species) follows the Scandinavian tradition (Sjörs 1983 (1), Migration (1), Minerotrophic (1), Moen 1990) (1), Montana (1), N:P ratio (1), Norway (1), Nutrient (1), Nutrient concentration (1), Nutrient dynamics (1), Nutrient limitation (1), Nyholm (1979) for all Sphagnum species (1), Ombrotrophic (1), Organic (1), Palaeoclimate (1), Peat (1), Peripheral population (1), Permanent plot (1), pH (1), Phosphatase (1), Phosphomonoesterase (1), phosphorus deficiency (1), phosphorus toxicity (1), Photosynthesis (1), Phytogeography (1), Phytosociology (1), Plant community (1), Plant macrofossils (1), Plantago maritima (1), plastid DNA (1), Pollen (1), Post-medieval vegetational changes (1), Potassium (1), proteoid roots (1), recent vegetational changes (1), Rich fen (1), Rivularia (1), Schoenoplectus hallii (1), Schuster (1953) for all liverworts (1), Shoot density (1), Sloping fen (1), Soil (1), Soils (1), Sphagnum (1), Syntaxonomy (1), The botanical sources used for nomenclature follow Fernald (1970) for vascular plants (1), Tundra (1), Upper Teesdale (1), Vapor pressure deficit (1), Vegetation type (1), Vicariant (1), Wetting and drying (1), Widdybank Fell (1), Wooded grassland (1)

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

boundary (35.96), revegetation (20.33), turf (19.55), hemiparasite (14.28), timber (1.24), medicinal (0.97), fruit (0.51), poison (0.51), cereal (0.44), nutraceutical (0.43)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Peterka T, Hájek M, et al. (2017) Formalized classification of European fen vegetation at the alliance level. Applied Vegetation Science 20, 124-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12271

Speed JDM and Austrheim G (2017) The importance of herbivore density and management as determinants of the distribution of rare plant species. Biological Conservation 205, 77-84. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320716309168

Lesica P and Crone EE (2016) Arctic and boreal plant species decline at their southern range limits in the Rocky Mountains. Ecology Letters, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12718

Global Carex G (2015) Making Carex monophyletic (Cyperaceae, tribe Cariceae): a new broader circumscription. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179, 1-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12298

Hill MO and Preston CD (2015) Disappearance of boreal plants in southern Britain: habitat loss or climate change? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, 598-610. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12500

Starr JR, Janzen FH and Ford BA (2015) Three new, early diverging Carex (Cariceae, Cyperaceae) lineages from East and Southeast Asia with important evolutionary and biogeographic implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 88, 105-120. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790315000974

Jiménez-Alfaro B, Hájek M, et al. (2014) Biogeographic patterns of base-rich fen vegetation across Europe. Applied Vegetation Science 17, 367-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12065

Léveillé-Bourret É, Gilmour CN, Starr JR, Naczi RFC, Spalink D and Sytsma KJ (2014) Searching for the sister to sedges (Carex): resolving relationships in the Cariceae-Dulichieae-Scirpeae clade (Cyperaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 176, 1-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12193

Odland A (2014) Habitat preferences of some red-listed alpine plants in Scandinavia. Nordic Journal of Botany 32, 337-346. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2013.00123.x

Seeber E, Winterfeld G, Hensen I, Sharbel TF, Durka W, Liu J, Yang Y-P and Wesche K (2014) Ploidy in the alpine sedge Kobresia pygmaea (Cyperaceae) and related species: combined application of chromosome counts, new microsatellite markers and flow cytometry. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 176, 22-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12189

Moen A, Lyngstad A and Øien D-I (2012) Boreal rich fen vegetation formerly used for haymaking. Nordic Journal of Botany 30, 226-240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2011.01253.x

Mumma SA, Whitlock C and Pierce K (2012) A 28,000 year history of vegetation and climate from Lower Red Rock Lake, Centennial Valley, Southwestern Montana, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 326–328, 30-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018212000600

Mumma SA, Whitlock C and Pierce K (2012) A 28,000 year history of vegetation and climate from Lower Red Rock Lake, Centennial Valley, Southwestern Montana, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 326–328, 30-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018212000600

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kobresia simpliciuscula: 46; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Moen A, Lyngstad A and Øien D-I (2012) Boreal rich fen vegetation formerly used for haymaking. Nordic Journal of Botany 30, 226-240.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2011.01253.x

Mumma SA, Whitlock C and Pierce K (2012) A 28,000 year history of vegetation and climate from Lower Red Rock Lake, Centennial Valley, Southwestern Montana, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 326–328, 30-41.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018212000600

Clerc-Blain JL, Starr JR, Bull RD and Saarela JM (2010) A regional approach to plant DNA barcoding provides high species resolution of sedges (Carex and Kobresia, Cyperaceae) in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Molecular Ecology Resources 10, 69-91.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02725.x

Escudero M, Valcarcel V, Vargas P and Luceno M (2009) Significance of ecological vicariance and long-distance dispersal in the diversification of Carex sect. Spirostachyae (Cyperaceae). Am. J. Botany 96, 2100-2114.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/11/2100

(2008) Subject index. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’ (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 983-1007. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572599508800373

Miguel E A-A (2008) High altitude plants, chemistry of acclimation and adaptation. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’ (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 883-982. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1572599508800361

Kienast F, Schirrmeister L, Siegert C and Tarasov P (2005) Palaeobotanical evidence for warm summers in the East Siberian Arctic during the last cold stage. Quaternary Research 63, 283-300.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033589405000049

Shane MW, Dixon KW and Lambers H (2005) The occurrence of dauciform roots amongst Western Australian reeds, rushes and sedges, and the impact of phosphorus supply on dauciform-root development in Schoenus unispiculatus (Cyperaceae). New Phytologist 165, 887-898.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2004.01283.x

Blyakharchuk TA, Wright HE, Borodavko PS, van der Knaap WO and Ammann B (2004) Late Glacial and Holocene vegetational changes on the Ulagan high-mountain plateau, Altai Mountains, southern Siberia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 209, 259-279.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018204001014

Heslop-Harrison Y (2004) Pinguicula L. Journal of Ecology 92, 1071-1118.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0022-0477.2004.00942.x

Lesica P and McCune B (2004) Decline of arctic-alpine plants at the southern margin of their range following a decade of climatic warming. Journal of Vegetation Science 15, 679-690.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2004.tb02310.x

Øien D-I (2004) Nutrient limitation in boreal rich-fen vegetation: A fertilization experiment. Applied Vegetation Science 7, 119-132.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2004.tb00602.x

Smith M and Houpis JLJ (2004) Gas exchange responses of the wetland plant Schoenoplectus hallii to irradiance and vapor pressure deficit. Aquatic Botany 79, 267-275.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377004000750

Engelskjøn T, Lund L and Alsos IG (2003) Twenty of the most thermophilous vascular plant species in Svalbard and their conservation state. Polar Research 22, 317-339.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-8369.2003.tb00115.x

Hambler DJ and Dixon JM (2003) Primula farinosa L. Journal of Ecology 91, 694-705.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2745.2003.00797.x

Taylor K and Rumsey FJ (2003) Bartsia alpina L. Journal of Ecology 91, 908-921.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2745.2003.00809.x

Turner BL, Baxter R and Whitton BA (2003) Nitrogen and phosphorus in soil solutions and drainage streams in Upper Teesdale, northern England: implications of organic compounds for biological nutrient limitation. Science of The Total Environment 314-316, 153-170.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969703001013

Dixon JM (2002) Briza media L. Journal of Ecology 90, 737-752.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2745.2002.00684.x

Turner BL, Baxter R and Whitton BA (2002) Seasonal phosphatase activity in three characteristic soils of the English uplands polluted by long-term atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Environmental Pollution 120, 313-317.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749102001471

Øien D-I and Moen A (2001) Nutrient limitation in boreal plant communities and species influenced by scything. Applied Vegetation Science 4, 197-206.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2001.tb00488.x

R DG (2001) Origin and causes of the mammoth steppe: a story of cloud cover, woolly mammal tooth pits, buckles, and inside-out Beringia. Quaternary Science Reviews 20, 549-574.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379100000998

Cooper DJ and MacDonald LH (2000) Restoring the Vegetation of Mined Peatlands in the Southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado, U.S.A. Restoration Ecology 8, 103-111.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1526-100x.2000.80016.x

Starr JR, Bayer RJ and Ford BA (1999) The phylogenetic position of Carex section Phyllostachys and its implications for phylogeny and subgeneric circumscription in Carex (Cyperaceae). Am. J. Botany 86, 563-577.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/86/4/563

Kürschner H, Parolly G and Raab-Straube EV (1998) Phytosociological studies on high mountain plant communities of the Taurus Mountains (Turkey) 3. Snow-patch and meltwater communities. Feddes Repertorium 109, 581-616.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.19981090714

Bay C (1997) Floristical and ecological characterization of the polar desert zone of Greenland. Journal of Vegetation Science 8, 685-696.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3237373

Sætersdal M and Birks HJB (1997) A comparative ecological study of Norwegian mountain plants in relation to possible future climatic change. Journal of Biogeography 24, 127-152.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2699.1997.00096.x

Wells ED (1996) Classification of peatland vegetation in Atlantic Canada. Journal of Vegetation Science 7, 847-878.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3236462

Moe B (1995) Studies of the alpine flora along an east-west gradient in central Western Norway. Nordic Journal of Botany 15, 77-89.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1995.tb00125.x

Walker MD, Walker DA and Auerbach NA (1994) Plant communities of a tussock tundra landscape in the Brooks Range Foothills, Alaska. Journal of Vegetation Science 5, 843-866.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3236198

Bay C (1993) Taxa of vascular plants new to the flora of Greenland. Nordic Journal of Botany 13, 247-252.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1993.tb00044.x

Fredskild B (1991) The genus Betula in Greenland-Holocene history, present distribution and synecology. Nordic Journal of Botany 11, 393-412.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1991.tb01236.x

Lahti T, Kemppainen E, Kurtto A and Uotila P (1991) Distribution and biological characteristics of threatened vascular plants in Finland. Biological Conservation 55, 299-314.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320791900347

Moberg R and Nilsson Ö (1991) Typification of Nordic vascular plants. 1. Names published by G. Wahlenberg. Nordic Journal of Botany 11, 287-298.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1991.tb01407.x

Harley JL and Harley EL (1990) A CHECK-LIST OF MYCORRHIZA IN THE BRITISH FLORA–SECOND ADDENDA AND ERRATA. New Phytologist 115, 699-711.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1990.tb00502.x

van der Maarel E (1990) Ecotones and ecoclines are different. Journal of Vegetation Science 1, 135-138.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3236065

Harley JL and Harley EL (1987) A CHECK-LIST OF MYCORRHIZA IN THE BRITISH FLORA*. New Phytologist 105, 1-102.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1987.tb00674.x

Fredskild B (1984) Distribution and occurrence of Onagraceae in Greenland. Nordic Journal of Botany 4, 475-480.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.1984.tb02051.x

Ratcliffe DA (1984) POST-MEDIEVAL AND RECENT CHANGES IN BRITISH VEGETATION: THE CULMINATION OF HUMAN INFLUENCE. New Phytologist 98, 73-100.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1984.tb06099.x

Cranston DM and Valentine DH (1983) Transplant experiments on rare plant species from Upper Teesdale. Biological Conservation 26, 175-191.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320783900654

Bradshaw ME and Doody JP (1978) Plant population studies and their relevance to nature conservation. Biological Conservation 14, 223-242.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0006320778900125

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Arnold SM (1974) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEMPERATURE AND SEEDLING GROWTH OF TWO SPECIES WHICH OCCUR IN UPPER TEESDALE. New Phytologist 73, 333-340.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1974.tb04767.x

Arnold SM (1974) The relationship between temperature and seedling growth of two species with occur in Upper Teesdale. New phytologist. 73, 2.

Arnold SM and Monteith JL (1974) Plant development and mean temperature in a Teesdale habitat. Journal of ecology. 62, 3.

Arnold SM (1973) INTERACTIONS OF LIGHT AND TEMPERATURE ON THE GERMINATION OF PLANTAGO MARITIMA L. New Phytologist 72, 583-593.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1973.tb04409.x

KUKKONEN I (1972) Micro- and Macro-ecological Factors in the Speciation of Obligate Parasites. Ann. Bot. 36, 1029-1040.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/36/5/1029

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Mumma SA, Whitlock C and Pierce K A 28,000 year history of vegetation and climate from Lower Red Rock Lake, Centennial Valley, Southwestern Montana, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 326–328, 30-41.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018212000600

 


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