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Scirpus litoralis - Schrad.

Common Name Bulrush
Family Cyperaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Swampy places near the coast[265].
Range Australia - New South Wales.
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Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Scirpus litoralis Bulrush


Scirpus litoralis Bulrush

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Scirpus litoralis is a PERENNIAL. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Schoenoplectus litoralis.

Plant Habitats

 Bog Garden;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

193083

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Plant Propagation

Other Names

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TEMPERATE ASIA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt (Sinai), Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia (Ciscaucasia), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia (west), China (Gansu Sheng, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Qinghai Sheng (west), Shanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu), Japan (Ryukyu Islands) TROPICAL ASIA: India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia (Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands), Philippines PACIFIC: Micronesia, New Caledonia AUSTRALASIA: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory) EUROPE: Hungary, Russian Federation (Kalmykija, Respublika), Ukraine, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Crete), Croatia, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania, Spain, France (incl. Corsica) AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Chad, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa (Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal), Comoros, Madagascar

Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Scirpus acutusHard Stem BulrushPerennial2.0 - FLMHSNMWeWa312
Scirpus affinis Perennial0.6 -  LMHSNMWeWa202
Scirpus americanusAmerican BulrushPerennial0.6 -  LMHSNMWeWa202
Scirpus caldwellii Perennial1.5 -  LMHSNM00 
Scirpus cyperinusWoolly Grass Bulrush, WoolgrassPerennial1.5 6-9  LMHSNMWeWa101
Scirpus fluviatilisRiver BulrushPerennial2.0 -  LMHSNMWeWa211
Scirpus lacustrisBulrushPerennial2.5 4-8  LMHSNMWeWa312
Scirpus maritimusSeaside Bulrush. Cosmopolitan BulrushPerennial1.0 5-9  LMHNMWeWa312
Scirpus medianus Perennial2.0 -  LMHSNM00 
Scirpus microcarpusPanicled BulrushPerennial1.5 -  LMHSNMWeWa311
Scirpus nevadensisNevada BulrushPerennial0.3 -  LMHSNMWeWa201
Scirpus paludosusBayonet GrassPerennial0.5 -  LMHSNMWeWa20 
Scirpus subterminalisWater BulrushPerennial0.6 -  LMHSNMWeWa20 
Scirpus ternatus Perennial1.0 -  LMHSNMWeWa10 
Scirpus validusRiver Club-RushPerennial1.5 6-9  LMHSNMWeWa211
Scirpus validus creberSoft-Stem BulrushPerennial1.5 6-9  LMHSNMWeWa211

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Author

Schrad.

Botanical References

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