Calflora
Taxon  Report   10796    
Bolboschoenus maritimus  (L.) Palla  ssp. paludosus  (A. Nelson) T. Koyama
Saltmarsh bulrush
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
© 2015 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Scirpus campestris
ICPN: Scirpus maritimus var. paludosus
ICPN: Scirpus maritimus
More information about  Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. paludosus
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 (SCMA8)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).