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Scheuchzeria palustris  L.  var. americana  Fernald

(not an active name)

American scheuchzeria
Scheuchzeria palustris var. americana is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Parent: Scheuchzeria palustris
Genus: Scheuchzeria
Family: Scheuchzeriaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands

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Alternate Names:
PLANTSScheuchzeria palustris ssp. americana
JEF + CNPSScheuchzeria palustris
More information about  Scheuchzeria palustris var. americana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPAA3)

BONAP Distribution Map


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: 09/30/2022).