Calflora
Taxon  Report   9221 
Schoenoplectus pungens  (Vahl) Palla  var. badius  (J.& K. Presl) S.G. Sm.
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Schoenoplectus pungens var. badius, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Parent Record Schoenoplectus pungens
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
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PLANTS: Scirpus americanus var. monophyllus
PLANTS: Scirpus monophyllus
PLANTS: Scirpus pungens ssp. monophyllus
More information about  Schoenoplectus pungens var. badius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPUB)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2017).

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