Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Schoenoplectus purshianus (Fernald) M.T.Strong image
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Family Cyperaceae
Schoenoplectus purshianus (Fernald) M.T.Strong
Pursh's bulrush, weak bulrush, weak-stalk bulrush, weak-stalk club-rush
Schoenoplectus: Greek a 'rush leek' ' plecto for "plaited, twisted" schoenos for "rush or reed"
purshianus: after Frederická Traugott Pursh (1774-1820), a Saxon explorer, collector, horticulturist and author who received the plant collections from the Lewis and Clark expedition and first to published on them
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Status: Native
Plant: annual sedge

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