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
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Scirpus
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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.
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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