[The Bulrushes of Mt. Adams Country]

Small-fruited Bulrush

Scirpus microcarpus

Inflorescence of Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)

The photo above shows the upper portion of the stem, leaves and inflorescence of small-fruited bulrush. The photos on this page were all taken on July 16, 2006 in meadows along Crofton Creek, adjacent to the Crofton Ridge Trail #73.

Inflorescence of Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)

The photo above and below show close-ups of portions of the inflorescence of small-fruited bulrush.

Inflorescence of Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)

The photo above shows the widely branched inflorescence of small-fruited bulrush as seen in wetlands along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR.........June 21, 2008.

Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)

The photo above shows small-fruited bulrush as seen in wetlands along Laurel Road in Conboy Lake NWR.........June 21, 2008.

Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)


Panicled Bulrush, Small-fruited Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus (Synonyms: Scirpus microcarpus var. longispicatus, Scirpus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Scirpus microcarpus var. rubrotinctus, Scirpus rubrotinctus, Scirpus sylvaticus, Scirpus sylvaticus var. digynus)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of small-fruited bulrush as seen in a wet ditch along the River Route Road on the east bank of the upper Klickitat River.........May 26, 2008.

Paul Slichter