Calflora
Taxon  Report   9220    
Schoenoplectus acutus  (Muhl. ex Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Hardstem bulrush
Schoenoplectus acutus
© 2011 Robert Sivinski
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Schoenoplectus acutus
© 2008 R.C. Brody
Schoenoplectus acutus
© 2003 Keir Morse
Schoenoplectus acutus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Schoenoplectus acutus
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Scirpus acutus
More information about  Schoenoplectus acutus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCAC3)

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 14, 2018).

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