Calflora
Taxon  Report   10769    
Amphiscirpus nevadensis  (S. Watson) Oteng-Yeb.
Great basin bulrush
Amphiscirpus nevadensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Amphiscirpus nevadensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Amphiscirpus nevadensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Amphiscirpus nevadensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Amphiscirpus nevadensis
© 2014 Dylan Neubauer
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Amphiscirpus
Communities: Northern Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Scirpus nevadensis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Scirpus nevadensis
More information about  Amphiscirpus nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCNE)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).