Taxon  Report   10427 
Trichophorum pumilum  (Vahl) Schinz & Thell.
Rolland's bulrush
Trichophorum pumilum
© 2017 Neal Kramer
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Trichophorum pumilum
© 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Trichophorum pumilum
© 2016 Steve Matson
Trichophorum pumilum, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Trichophorum pumilum
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Trichophorum
Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Baeothryon pumilum
PLANTS: Scirpus pumilus ssp. rollandii
PLANTS: Scirpus pumilus var. rollandii
PLANTS: Scirpus rollandii
PLANTS: Trichophorum pumilum ssp. rollandii
PLANTS: Trichophorum pumilum var. rollandii
PLANTS: Trichophorum rollandii
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Scirpus pumilus
More information about  Trichophorum pumilum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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