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Schoenoplectus acutus (Muhl. ex Bigelow) A.& D. Löve
Hardstem bulrush, Tule
USDA Symbol: SCAC3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
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 USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff