Calflora
Taxon  Report   9222    
Schoenoplectus pungens  (Vahl) Palla  var. longispicatus  (Britton) S. G. Sm.
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Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus pungens var. longispicatus
ICPN + PLANTS: Scirpus americanus var. longispicatus
ICPN: Schoenoplectus pungens var. badius
More information about  Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
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 (SCPUL4)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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