Taxon  Report   6473    
Phyllospadix scouleri  Hook.
Scouler's surfgrass,  Surf grass
Phyllospadix scouleri
© 2008 Gary McDonald
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Phyllospadix scouleri
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2005 California Academy of Sciences
Phyllospadix scouleri
© Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Phyllospadix scouleri, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phyllospadix scouleri
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Genus: Phyllospadix
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phyllospadix ruprechtii
More information about  Phyllospadix scouleri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).