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Scirpus atrocinctus

Scirpus atrocinctus Fernald

Blackgirdle Bulrush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Scirpus cyperinus var. brachypodus

USDA Symbol: SCAT4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CT , IA , IL , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SD , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: PE

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.

Additional resources

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


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

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