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Schoenoplectus saximontanus
Rocky Mountain bulrush

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades in eastern Washington; south-central British Columbia, Spokane County in WA, also in California, the southern Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, and Great Lakes region.

Habitat: Sloughs and damp lake shores.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Schoenoplectus saximontanus (Fernald) J. Raynal
Publication: Adansonia, n.s. 16: 141. 1976.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Scirpus bergsonii Schuyler
Scirpus saximontanus Fernald
Scirpus supinus L. var. saximontanus (Fernald) T. Koyama
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Schoenoplectus saximontanus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Schoenoplectus saximontanus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Schoenoplectus saximontanus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Schoenoplectus saximontanus photos.

USDA Plants: Schoenoplectus saximontanus information.

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