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Scirpus pendulus (Rufous bulrush)
Smith, R.W.

Scirpus pendulus

Scirpus pendulus Muhl.

Rufous Bulrush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Scirpus lineatus

USDA Symbol: SCPE4

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

Yellow-green foliage and drooping inflorescence.

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Apr

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Swamp/Marsh

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
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 pendulus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Scirpus pendulus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Scirpus pendulus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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