Taxon  Report   10358 
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus  (Chase) SojŠk
Slender bulrush
Schoenoplectus heterochaetus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Genus: Schoenoplectus
Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: lake-margins, edges [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Scirpus lacustris var. tenuiculmis
PLANTS: Scirpus lacustris
PLANTS: Scirpus tenuiculmis
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Scirpus heterochaetus
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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