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Schoenoplectus acutus (Muhl. ex Bigelow) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Hardstem bulrush, Tule
USDA Symbol: SCAC3
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Brown
, WY Canada: BC
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff