Schoenoplectus californicus

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyCyperaceae
Family (Traditional)Cyperaceae
GenusSchoenoplectus
SpeciesSchoenoplectus californicus (C. A. Mey.) Sojak
Common NameCalifornia bulrush
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Brown; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 6.0
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Schoenoplectus californicus var. tereticulmis Schoenoplectus californicus var. tereticulmis
Scirpus californicus Scirpus californicus (C.A. Mey.) Steud.
Scirpus californicus var. tereticulmis Scirpus californicus var. tereticulmis (Steud.) Beetle

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Obion (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0040984 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Scirpus californicus
APSC0038943 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Schoenoplectus californicus
TENN-V-0040986 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Scirpus californicus
TENN-V-0040985 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Scirpus californicus
UTM00309 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Schoenoplectus californicus
UTM00308 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Schoenoplectus californicus
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