Calflora
Taxon  Report   9610    
Schoenoplectus saximontanus  (Fernald) J. Raynal
Rocky mountain bulrush
Schoenoplectus saximontanus
© 2004 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Schoenoplectus saximontanus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Schoenoplectus saximontanus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus bergsonii
PLANTS: Scirpus supinus var. saximontanus
ICPN + PLANTS: Scirpus saximontanus
More information about  Schoenoplectus saximontanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCSA8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 16, 2019).