Taxon  Report   8545    
Scirpus cyperinus  (L.) Kunth
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2003 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Scirpus cyperinus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Scirpus cyperinus
© 2016 Robert L. Carr
Genus: Scirpus
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. condensatus
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. eriophorum
PLANTS: Scirpus cyperinus var. laxus
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More information about  Scirpus cyperinus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 21, 2019).