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Scheuchzeria palustris  L.
Rannoch rush
Scheuchzeria palustris is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(18 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Scheuchzeria
Family: Scheuchzeriaceae  
Category: monocot  

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFScheuchzeria palustris ssp. americana
JEF + CNPSScheuchzeria palustris var. americana
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/11/2022).