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Scirpus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40225

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): bulrushes [English]
    bulrush [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyCyperaceae  – sedges, foins coupants, laîches, rouches, rouchettes  
                               GenusScirpus L. – bulrushes, bulrush  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Scirpus ancistrochaetus Schuyler – barbed bristle bulrush, northeastern bulrush, barbedbristle bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus atrocinctus Fernald – blackgirdle bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus atrovirens Willd. – dark-green bulrush, green bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus congdonii Britton – Congdon's bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus cyperinus (L.) Kunth – bulrush, woolgrass 
                                  Species Scirpus diffusus Schuyler – umbrella bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus divaricatus Elliott – spreading bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus expansus Fernald – woodland bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus flaccidifolius (Fernald) Schuyler – reclining bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus georgianus R.M. Harper – Georgia bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus hattorianus Makino – mosquito bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus lineatus Michx. – drooping bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus longii Fernald – Long's bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus microcarpus J. Presl & C. Presl – red-tinge bulrush, smallfruit bulrush, panicled bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus pallidus (Britton) Fernald – pale bulrush, cloaked bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus X peckii Britton (pro sp.) – Peck's bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus pedicellatus Fernald – stalked bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus pendulus Muhl. – hanging bulrush, pendulous bulrush, rufous bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus polyphyllus Vahl – leafy bulrush 
                                  Species Scirpus sylvaticus L.  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Cyperaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Scirpus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scirpus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Scirpus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Scirpus   
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