Calflora
Taxon  Report   10427    
Trichophorum pumilum  (Vahl) Schinz & Thell.
Rolland's bulrush
Trichophorum pumilum, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Scirpus pumilus
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Trichophorum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Baeothryon pumilum
PLANTS: Scirpus pumilus ssp. rollandii
PLANTS: Scirpus pumilus var. rollandii
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More information about  Trichophorum pumilum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRPU18)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Feb 23, 2019).