Calflora
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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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: lake-margins, edges
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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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
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCHE5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: Aug 16, 2018).

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