Scirpus
bulrush
4 species
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Scirpus atrocinctuscommon woolly sedge
Distribution: Known only from Whatcom County in Washington; British Columbia south to Washington, east across the northern half of North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Wet, low ground.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Scirpus cyperinuscottongrass bulrush
Distribution: Newfoundland south to Florida, occasionally west across southern Canada to southeast British Columbia and northern Washington.
Habitat: Wet, low ground.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: July-August
Scirpus microcarpuspanicled bulrush, small fruited bulrush
Distribution: British Columbia to California, east in Canada and northern United States to New England
Habitat: Wet ground from low to moderate elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Scirpus palliduspale bulrush
Distribution: Southest Washington and northeast Oregon, east to Utah, Minnisota and Texas.
Habitat: Wet, low ground, from the lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August