Taxon  Report   7398 
Scirpus microcarpus  C. Presl
Mountain bog bulrush,  Panicled bulrush, Small fruited bulrush
Scirpus microcarpus
© 2008 Matt Below
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Scirpus microcarpus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Scirpus microcarpus
© 2011 Steven Perry
Scirpus microcarpus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Scirpus microcarpus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Scirpus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus
PLANTS: Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus
PLANTS: Scirpus rubrotinctus
More information about  Scirpus microcarpus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Feb 25, 2018).

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