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Habit: Perennial herb [annual], cespitose. Leaf: basal [and cauline]; ligule present . Inflorescence: terminal, head-like [not]; inflorescence bract leaf-like; spikelets flat; flower bracts 2-ranked, proximal >=2 sterile. Flower: bisexual or distal-most staminate; perianth bristles 3--6; style 3-branched. Fruit: 3-sided; tubercle 0.
Species In Genus: +- 100 species: worldwide, especially Australia. Etymology: (Greek: rush-like pl)
eFlora Treatment Author: Gordon C. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Schoenoplectus triqueter
Next taxon: Schoenus nigricans
Citation for this treatment: Gordon C. Tucker 2016. Schoenus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=8920, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.