Taxon  Report   10358 
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus  (Chase) Sojâk
Slender bulrush
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Schoenoplectus heterochaetus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Scirpus heterochaetus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Genus: Schoenoplectus
Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: lake-margins, edges
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Scirpus lacustris var. tenuiculmis
PLANTS: Scirpus lacustris
PLANTS: Scirpus tenuiculmis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Scirpus heterochaetus
More information about  Schoenoplectus heterochaetus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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