OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bolboschoenus robustus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Schoenoplectus robustus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-011:
Scirpus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus robustus

 

COMMON NAME:
Saltmarsh Bulrush


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image of Bolboschoenus robustus, Saltmarsh Bulrush

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scro_001_lvd

        

image of Bolboschoenus robustus, Saltmarsh Bulrush

Keith Bradley    kab_b_robustus_1232

May    Monroe County    FL

Everglades National Park

Inflorescence relatively congested, most w 5-20 spikelets; bristles ~ caducous, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bolboschoenus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bolboschoenus robustus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Schoenoplectus robustus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 030-08-011:
Scirpus robustus   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Scirpus robustus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2413

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain

Habitat: Brackish marshes; inland in saline glades and marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly stem leaves, alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nutlet

 

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