Calflora
Taxon  Report   9603    
Schoenoplectus americanus  (Pers.) Volkart ex Schinz & R. Keller
Chairmaker's bulrush
Schoenoplectus americanus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Scirpus americanus
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus americanus
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus olneyi
PLANTS: Scirpus chilensis
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More information about  Schoenoplectus americanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCAM6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2019).