Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (C.C.Gmel.) Palla image
Photographer: Robert H. Read           

Botanical Illustration

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cyperaceae
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (C.C.Gmel.) Palla
great bulrush, soft-stem bulrush
Schoenoplectus: Greek a 'rush leek' ' plecto for "plaited, twisted" schoenos for "rush or reed"
tabernaemontani: for Jacobus Theodorus Tabernaemontanus, died 1597
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 3'-10' tall, semi-aquatic, emergent sedge, can be large colonies; stems spongy with big air chambers, cylindrical, bluish-green; shallow rhizomes
Flower: covered by red-brown spiral scales; inflorescence oval spikelets from side of floral bract at stem top, spikelets droop from their stems,
Fruit:nutlet
Leaf:merely sheaths at stem base
Habitat: wet; marshes, in water < 6.5' deep; in mucky soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Schoenoplectus lacustris (L.) Palla subsp. creber (Fernald) A.Löve & D.Löve
Schoenoplectus validus (Vahl) A.Löve & D.Löve
Scirpus lacustris L. subsp. creber (Fernald) T.Koyama
Scirpus lacustris L. subsp. glaucus (Rchb.) Hartm.
Scirpus lacustris L. subsp. tabernaemontani (C.C.Gmel.) Syme
Scirpus lacustris L. subsp. validus (Vahl) T.Koyama
Scirpus lacustris L. var. tabernaemontani (C.C.Gmel.) Döll
Scirpus tabernaemontani C.C.Gmel.
Scirpus validus Vahl
Scirpus validus Vahl var. creber Fernald
Scirpus validus Vahl var. creber Fernald f. megastachyus Fernald

         
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