[The Sedge Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bulrushes and Tules

The Genus Schoenoplectus West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington



Common Tule, Hardstem Bulrush, Tule: Schoenoplectus acutus var. occidentalis (Synonyms: Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus, Schoenoplectus rubiginosus, Scirpus acutus var. acutus, Scirpus acutus var. occidentalis, Scirpus rubiginosus)

Three Square: Schoenoplectus americanus (Synonyms: Scirpus americanus, Scirpus chilensis, Scirpus olneyi)

Bog Bulrush: Schoenoplectus mucronatus (Synonym: Scirpus mucronatus)

Common Bulrush, Common Threesquare, Western Bulrush: Schoenoplectus pungens (Synonyms: Schoenoplectus pungens var. badius, Schoenoplectus pungens var. longispicatus, Scirpus americanus, Scirpus americanus var. monophyllos, Scirpus pungens, Scirpus pungens var. longispicatus)

Swaying Bulrush, Swaying Clubrush, Water Clubrush: Schoenoplectus subterminalis (Synonym: Scirpus subterminalis)

Great Bulrush, Softstem Bulrush, Soft-stem Bulrush, Tule: Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Synonyms: Schoenoplectus validus, Scirpus lacustris ssp. creber, Scirpus lacustris ssp. glaucus, Scirpus lacustris ssp. tabernaemontani, Scirpus lacustris ssp. validus, Scirpus tabernaemontani, Scirpus validus, Scirpus validus var. creber, Scirpus validus var. validus)

Streambank Bulrush: Schoenoplectus triqueter (Synonym: Scirpus triqueter)

Hybrid Bulrush: Schoenoplectus xkuekenthalianus (Synonym: Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani x Schoenoplectus triqueter)

Paul Slichter