Calflora
Taxon  Report   8545    
Scirpus cyperinus  (L.) Kunth
Woolgrass
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2003 Dean Wm. Taylor
Scirpus cyperinus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Scirpus
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. condensatus
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. eriophorum
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. laxus
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More information about  Scirpus cyperinus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCCY)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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