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Schoenoplectus americanus (Pers.) Volkart ex Schinz & R. Keller
American bulrush

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America and the Greater Antilles.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Synonyms: Scirpus americanus.

Other data on Schoenoplectus americanus available from :

Schoenoplectus americanus has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Doubtfully Present

Schoenoplectus americanus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Schoenoplectus americanus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland