Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for California Bulrush - Schoenoplectus californicus   (C.A. Meyer) Sojak
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Author(C.A. Meyer) Sojak
DistributionNo specimen has been found to corroborate the report from New Hanover County.
Taxonomic CommentsThe genus Schoenoplectus has been split from Scirpus and includes plants with sessile spikelets, or with spikelets with a few branches (vs. open, widely branching inflorescences). Most of our Schoenoplectus species appear to have no leaves (exceptions are S. etuberculatus and S. subterminalis), whereas Scirpus taxa have well-developed basal and stem leaves.
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State RankSR
Global RankG5
State StatusW3
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