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Scirpus

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusScirpusA Latin name Pliny used for “rush or bulrush”

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Scirpus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 3 Aug 2010.

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Scirpus

(Scirpus) · 7/24/2010 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) Species not yet identified