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Bolboschoenus fluviatilis

Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (Torr.) Soják

River Bulrush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. fluviatilis, Schoenoplectus fluviatilis, Scirpus fluviatilis

USDA Symbol: BOFL3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Jul


USA: AL , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI
Canada: NB

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Additional resources

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


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

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