Calflora
Taxon  Report   9611    
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani  (C. C. Gmel.) Palla
Softstem bulrush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Schoenoplectus
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Schoenoplectus lacustris ssp. creber
PLANTS: Scirpus validus var. creber
PLANTS: Scirpus lacustris ssp. validus
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More information about  Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCTA2)

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 20, 2019).