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

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Scirpus pungens
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Genus: Scirpus
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Schoenoplectus pungens var. pungens
TJM2 accepted name: Schoenoplectus pungens
TJM2 accepted name: Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus
NOTE: Scirpus pungens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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