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Schoenoplectus acutus

Schoenoplectus acutus (Muhl. ex Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve

Hardstem bulrush, Tule

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SCAC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

Tule is a member of the sedge family (family Cyperaceae). Sedges are herbs of wet sites, often grass-like, with stems commonly 3-sided. There are about 90 genera and 4,000 species, found nearly throughout the world. Cottongrass, Bulrush, and Tule are in the family.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Brown

Distribution

USA: AK , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: BC , ON

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Schoenoplectus acutus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Schoenoplectus acutus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Schoenoplectus acutus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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