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Vascular Plant Herbarium

Vascular Plant Database Genus Results

Category: Monocots
Family Name: Cyperaceae


Scirpus - [maps | photos]

  • Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: wool grass
             • Scirpus cyperinus var. pelius Fernald
             • Scirpus rubricosus Fernald
  • Scirpus expansus Fernald
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: woodland bulrush
  • Scirpus georgianus R.M. Harper
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: Georgia bulrush
             • Scirpus atrovirens Willd. var. georgianus (R.M. Harper) Fernald
  • Scirpus pendulus Muhl.
    NWI TN: Obligate Wetland
    Common Name: rufous bulrush
             • Scirpus lineatus auct. non Michx.

*Non-native taxon known to be naturalized in Tennessee
All names & statuses follow the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee (2015).
Click here for a description of rare, threatened, or endangered (RTE) status & National Wetland Indicator (NWI) status.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Dr. Jessica M. Budke or Margaret Oliver.

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