Jepson eFlora
Key to families | Table of families and genera

Key to Bolboschoenus

View taxon page for Bolboschoenus

(For a list of species in Bolboschoenus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Stigmas 2; fruit 2-sided, tightly attached bristles 0 ..... B. maritimus subsp. paludosus

1' Stigmas generally 3; fruit generally 3-sided, tightly attached bristles 0–6

2. Flower bract awn base ± 0.5 mm wide; anthers orange; fruit floating on water, tightly attached bristles 0 ..... B. robustus

2' Flower bract awn base 0.2–0.3 mm wide; anthers yellow; fruit sinking in water, tightly attached bristles 3–6

3. Widest leaf blade >= 7 mm wide; spikelet 6–10 mm wide; leaf sheath tip papery, veined; fruit 3.8–5.5 mm, as deep as wide, mucro 0.2–0.8 mm ..... B. fluviatilis

3' Widest leaf blade < 7 mm wide; spikelet 3–5 mm wide; leaf sheath tip with triangular, membranous, veinless area; fruit 2.5–3.3 mm, shallower than wide, mucro <= 0.1 mm ..... B. glaucus


Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.