Taxon  Report   7388    
Scirpus americanus  Pers.  
(no longer an active name)
American tule,  Olney's bulrush
Scirpus americanus, 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: coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Schoenoplectus americanus

NOTE: Scirpus americanus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Scirpus americanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Mar 29, 2020).