Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Schoenoplectus subterminalis (Torr.) SojŠk image
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Paul Skawinski

Paul Skawinski

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cyperaceae
Schoenoplectus subterminalis (Torr.) SojŠk
swaying bulrush, water bulrush, water club-rush
Schoenoplectus: Greek a 'rush leek' ' plecto for "plaited, twisted" schoenos for "rush or reed"
subterminalis: the prefix sub- in compound words signifies somewhat, almost, rather, slightly, partially etc., and terminalis means terminal
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Status: Native
Plant: limp perennial, to 40" tall, aquatic sedge; stems slender, float; fine rhizomes
Flower: inflorescence solitary spikelet, floral leaf extends above spikelet, scales of spikelet thin and light brown
Fruit:nutlet beneath scales, 3 angles, slender beak
Leaf:from base, sheathing each other, hair-like, 1-5 length-wise veins with crossing veins
Habitat: in water to >40"; in sediment soil
(Glossary)

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Scirpus subterminalis Torr.

         
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