Taxon  Report   8545 
Scirpus cyperinus  (L.) Kunth
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
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Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Scirpus cyperinus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Scirpus cyperinus
© 2003 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Scirpus
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. condensatus
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. eriophorum
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. laxus
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. pelius
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. rubricosus
PLANTS: Scirpus eriophorum
PLANTS: Scirpus rubricosus
More information about  Scirpus cyperinus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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