Taxon  Report   9609    
Schoenoplectus mucronatus  (L.) Palla
Bog bulrush
Schoenoplectus mucronatus
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Schoenoplectus mucronatus
© 2001 CDFA
Schoenoplectus mucronatus
© 2001 CDFA
Schoenoplectus mucronatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Schoenoplectus mucronatus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Scirpus mucronatus
More information about  Schoenoplectus mucronatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 18, 2019).