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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Scirpus mucronatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Roughseed Bulrush, Bog Bulrush, Ricefield Bulrush


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image of Schoenoplectiella mucronata, Roughseed Bulrush, Bog Bulrush, Ricefield Bulrush

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_scmu_001_lvd

        

Main involucral bract appears to be culm (inflorescence thus appearing lateral, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schoenoplectiella mucronata   FAMILY Cyperaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Scirpus mucronatus

 

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4204

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial? Annual?

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Ponds, ditches, ricefields, disturbed wet ground, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Leaf blades absent
Basal

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Brown
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark to blackish brown
Achene

 

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