Taxon  Report   9602    
Schoenoplectus acutus  (Muhl. ex Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve  var. occidentalis  (S. Watson) S. G. Sm.
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
© 2003 Keir Morse
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
© Walter Knight 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Schoenoplectus rubiginosus
PLANTS: Scirpus occidentalis
PLANTS: Scirpus rubiginosus
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More information about  Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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