Scirpus paludosus Nels.
FamilyCyperaceae — APG family: Cyperaceae
SynonymsScirpus pacificus
DescriptionIn Alaska less than 1 meter tall; culms from horizontal rhizome; stem leaves 3—4, shorter than culm, 3—4 mm wide; inflorescence densely compressed, with 1-2 long, involucral bracts; spikelets ovoid; anthers about 4 mm long, long-exserted.
EcologySeashores, probably not native within our area. Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of var. atlanticus Fern.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.