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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Schoenoplectus americanus (Pers.) Volk. ex Schinz & R. Keller
Chairmaker's bulrush, Olney three-square
Synonyms: Scirpus americanus, Schoenoplectus olneyi
USDA Symbol: SCAM6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Olney Three-square (Schoenoplectus americanus) reaches a height of 10 feet (3 meters). Its small spikelets are all gathered along one side of the stalk near the top.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
AK , AL , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , ID , IL , KS , LA , MA , MD , MI , MO , MS , MT , NC , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OK , OR , RI , SC , TX , UT , VA , WA , WY Canada: BC
, PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), PR(N), CAN(N)
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Record Modified: 2012-06-23
Research By: TWC Staff