Taxon  Report   7387    
Scirpus acutus  Muhl. ex Bigelow  var. occidentalis  (S. Watson) Beetle  
(no longer an active name)
Hard stemmed tule,  Viscid bulrush, Western common tule
Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Scirpus
Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis

Alternate Names:
NOTE: Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).