Rahul Sharma

Schoenoplectus saximontanus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Schoenoplectus
Scientific name  Schoenoplectus saximontanus

Schoenoplectus saximontanus is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Rocky Mountain bulrush. It is native to North America, where it is known from several areas scattered throughout Canada, the United States, and Mexico. It grows in moist and wet habitat or shallow water, including disturbed places. It is an annual herb producing tufts of very thin, erect stems which reach about 30 centimeters in maximum height. The leaves sheath the stems and have short, narrow blades. The inflorescence is a cluster of several spikelets accompanied by a long, stiff, stemlike bract.

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Schoenoplectus saximontanus Wikipedia


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