Calflora
Taxon  Report   10360    
Schoenoplectus subterminalis  (Torr.) Soják
Swaying bulrush
Schoenoplectus subterminalis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Scirpus subterminalis
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(85 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: lake-margins, edges

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Scirpus subterminalis
More information about  Schoenoplectus subterminalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCSU10)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 28, 2020).