Calflora
Taxon  Report   9605    
Isolepis cernua  (Vahl) Roem. & Schult.
Low bulrush
Isolepis cernua, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Scirpus cernuus
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Isolepis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh, freshwater-marsh

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus cernuus ssp. californicus
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus cernuus var. californicus
JEF + PLANTS: Scirpus cernuus
More information about  Isolepis cernua
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ISCE)

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: Nov 21, 2019).