Taxon  Report   10797 
Bolboschoenus maritimus  (L.) Palla
Alkali bulrush
Bolboschoenus maritimus
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
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Bolboschoenus maritimus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bolboschoenus maritimus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bolboschoenus maritimus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Bolboschoenus maritimus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Bolboschoenus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
PLANTS: Scirpus paludosus var. atlanticus
PLANTS: Scirpus pacificus
PLANTS: Scirpus maritimus
PLANTS: Scirpus maritimus var. paludosus
PLANTS: Scirpus maritimus var. fernaldii
PLANTS: Scirpus fernaldii
PLANTS: Schoenoplectus maritimus
PLANTS: Bolboschoenus paludosus
PLANTS: Bolboschoenus maritimus var. paludosus
PLANTS: Scirpus paludosus
More information about  Bolboschoenus maritimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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 18, 2018).

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