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Bolboschoenus fluviatilis

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: loam, clay, sand

Height: 4'-6'

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: colonizing, emergent, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (river bulrush)
  • Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (river bulrush)
  • Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (river bulrush)

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Description

Bolboschoenus fluviatilis

Also known as:

river bulrush

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Scientific Synonyms:

Bolboschoenus maritimus ssp. fluviatilis, Schoenoplectus fluviatilis, Scirpus fluviatilis, Scirpus maritimus var. fluviatilis

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: KY
  • Rare: PA
  • Special Concern: MA, TN

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae Sedge family
Genus Bolboschoenus bulrush
Species Bolboschoenus fluviatilis river bulrush