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Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus (Common threesquare)
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Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus

Schoenoplectus pungens (Vahl) Palla var. longispicatus (Britton) S.G. Sm.

Common Threesquare, Common Threesquare Bulrush, Chair-maker's Rush

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Scirpus americanus var. longispicatus, Scirpus pungens var. longispicatus


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 6 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , LA , MN , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , SK

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus


Record Modified: 2022-11-02
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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