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Last updated 11/12/2009 by David Giblin.
Isolepis setacea (L.) R. Br.[FNA23, HC2]
Eurasian bulrush, bristle-leaf sedge

Publication: Prodr. 222. 1810.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Not in H&C; Native to Eurasia.

FNA23: "solepis setacea belongs to a distinct group of species characterized by ridged achenes (A. M. Muasya et al. 2001). Isolepis setacea was collected in 1874 on waste at Camden, New Jersey, and in the 1880s at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; it has not persisted in the East. It has been known from the Pacific Coast since at least 1921. It is reported as native to Eurasia and Africa. It is cultivated as an ornamental."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Scirpus setaceus L.