Calflora
Taxon  Report   9138    
Isolepis setacea  (L.) R. Br.
Bristleleaf bulrush
Isolepis setacea
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Isolepis setacea
© 2004 Steve Matson
Isolepis setacea, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.

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Isolepis setacea
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Isolepis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Schoenoplectus setaceus
ICPN + PLANTS: Scirpus setaceus
More information about  Isolepis setacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ISSE2)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).