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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/23/2012)
 

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/23/2012)
Genus SCIRPUS L.
PlaceOfPublication Sp. Pl. 47. 1753.
Description Annuals or perennials, the culms leafy below, or the leaves often reduced to sheaths; flowers perfect, the spikelets terete or slightly compressed; scales spirally imbricate; perianth of 1-6 bristles, or lacking; stamens 2-3; style 2- to 3-cleft, frequently deciduous; achene triangular or lenticular.
Distribution About 200 species, widely distributed, chiefly in temperate regions.
 
 
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