Taxon  Report   7398    
Scirpus microcarpus  J. Presl & C. Presl
Mountain bog bulrush,  Panicled bulrush, Small fruited bulrush
Scirpus microcarpus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Scirpus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus rubrotinctus
PLANTS: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus
More information about  Scirpus microcarpus
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: Apr 01, 2020).