Saltmarsh bulrush is a perennial reed-like grass found at coastal and inland shorelines. This species can occur in strongly saline areas such as saltwater marshes and is typically found in seaside wetlands. Flowers range from bright brown to very pale white floral scales and/or achenes. Stems are triangular as are all plants in the Cyperaceae family.
Blooms: Aug – Sept
- coastal and inland shorelines
- saline road ditches
- 0 – 2,200 feet elevation
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Jepson Manual, Flora of North America Online, Calflora