Scirpus pendulus

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Scirpus pendulus


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Scirpeae
Genus: Scirpus
Species: Scirpus pendulus


Scirpus pendulus Muhl.


  • Scirpus lineatus Muhl. [Illegitimate]
  • Scirpus lineatus f. elongatus Eames
  • Scirpus pendulus f. elongatus (Eames) C.F.Reed


It is native to North America, where it can be found throughout the eastern United States and Canada, through the American midwest, some areas of the western United States, and into Mexico. It is also known as an introduced species in Australia.



  • The Plant List 2013. Scirpus pendulus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Set. 21.
  • 2017. Scirpus pendulus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Set. 21.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: pendulous bulrush
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