Taxon  Report   7403 
Scirpus pungens  Vahl   (not an active name; please see Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus)
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Scirpus pungens, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Scirpus pungens
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Scirpus pungens
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Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Scirpus
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens
TJM2: accepted name: Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
 NOTE: Scirpus pungens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Scirpus pungens  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: May 25, 2015).

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