Trichophorum is a genus of flowering plants in the sedge family, Cyperaceae.[1] Plants in this genus are known as deergrasses in Britain[2] but are sometimes known as bulrushes in North America.[3] It contains the following species:[citation needed]

Trichophorum cespitosum (Rasen-Haarbinse) IMG 2929.jpg
Trichophorum cespitosum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Trichophorum
Type species
Trichophorum alpinum


  1. ^ a b M. Salmenkallio & I. Kukkonen (1989). "Proposal to conserve 466a Trichophorum (Cyperaceae) with a conserved type". Taxon. 38 (2): 313–316. doi:10.2307/1220871. JSTOR 1220871.
  2. ^ Stace, C. A. (2010). New Flora of the British Isles (Third ed.). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. p. 943. ISBN 9780521707725.
  3. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Trichophorum". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 14 December 2015.