Genus: Scirpus

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 04/10/2013

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Scirpus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 47. 1753.

List of Scirpus Species

References to Scirpus

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  • Baskin, J. M. 1989. Role of temperature, light, and date seeds were exhumed from soil on germination of four wetland perennials. Aquatic Botany 35: 387-394.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1947. Scripus. North American Flora 18: 481-504.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1944. Three neglected names in Scirpus. Rhodora 46: 145-146.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1949. Annotated list of original descriptions in Scirpus. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 41: 453-493.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1942. Studies in the genus Scirpus L. V. Notes on the section Actaeogeton Reich. Amer. J. Bot. 29: 653-656.
  • Britton, Nathaniel L. 1888. New or noteworthy North American phanerogams. I. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 97-104.
  • Browning, J. K. 1995. Achene structure and taxonomy in North American Bolboschoenus (Cyperaceae). Brittonia 47: 433-445.
  • Cafferty, S.; Jarvis, C. E. 2004. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Cyperaceae. Taxon 53: 177-181.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1942. Transfers in Scirpus sect. Actaeogeton. Rhodora 44: 479-484.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1947. Unverified bibliogaphy of Scirpus. Rhodora 49: 49-52.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1899. Scirpus eriophorum and some related forms. Proc. American Acad. Arts 34: 498-503.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2002. Flora of North America. Volume 23. Cyperaceae. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 608 pages. (ISBN 0195152077)
  • Garbisch, E. W.; McIninch, S. M. 1994. The establishment of Scirpus tabernaemontani (formerly Scirpus validus) from large and small rhizomes as a function of water depth. Wetland Journal 6: 17-21.
  • Gregory, M.; Metcalfe, C. R. 1967. Bibliography for the anatomy of the Cyperaceae. Notes from the Jodrell Laboratory 5: 1-17.
  • Hicks, G. C. 1928. Chromosome studies in the Cyperaceae, with special reference to Scirpus. Bot. Gaz. 86: 295-317.
  • Huygh, W. 2010. Nomenclature and typification of names of genera and subdivisions of genera in Cypereae (Cyperaceae): 1. Names of genera in the Cyperus clade. Taxon 59: 1883-1890.
  • Keddy, P. A.; Constabel, P. 1986. Germination of ten shoreline plants in relation to seed size, soil particle size and water level: an experimental study.
  • Kellogg, C. H. 2003. Effects of water level, shade and time on germination and growth of freshwater marsh plants along a simulated successional gradient. J. Ecol. 91: 274-282.
  • Koyama, T. 1962. The genus Scirpus Linn., some North American aphylloid species. Canad. J. Bot. 40: 913-937.
  • Koyama, T. 1963. The genus Scirpus Linn., critical species of the section Pterolepis. Canad. J. Bot. 40: 913-937.
  • Larson, J. L. 1999. Woolgrass: a plant profile. Ecological Restoration 17: 210-215. (Scirpus cyperinus)
  • Lentz-Cipollini, K. A.; Dunson, W. A. 2006. Abiotic features of seasonal pond habitat and effects on endangered northeastern bulrush, Scirpus ancistrochaetus Schuyler, in central Pennsylvania. Castanea 71: 272-281.
  • Lieffers, V. J.; Shay, J. M. 1981. The effects of water level on the growth and reproduction of Scirpus maritimus var. paludosus. Canad. J. Bot. 59: 118-121.
  • Long, B. 1918. History of the American record of Scirpus mucronatus. Rhodora 20: 41-48.
  • Miller, G. L. 1977. Early plant succession on a dredging spoils island in the Seneca River of upstate New York. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 386-391. (58 spp.)
  • Miller, M. 1972. Scirpus validus and Scirpus acutus - a question of distinctness. J. Minnesota Acad. Sci. 38: 21-23.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Padgett, D. E.; Crow, G. E. 1994. A vegetation and floristic analysis of a created wetland in southeastern New Hampshire. Rhodora 96: 1-29.
  • Padgett, D. J.; Crow, G. E. 1993. Some unwelcome additions to the flora of New Hampshire. Rhodora 95: 348-351.
  • Raymond, M. 1958. Additional notes on some S.E. Asiatic Scirpus. Nat. Canad. 86: 225-242.
  • Roalson, E. H. 2008. A synopsis of chromosome number variation in the Cyperaceae. Bot. Rev. 74: 209-393.
  • Rossbach, G. B. 1936. Northeastward extensions in the Maine flora. Rhodora 38: 453-4.
  • Ruber, E.; Gillis, G.; Montagna, P. A. 1981. Production of dominant emergent vegetation and of pool algae on a northern Massachusetts salt marsh. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 180-188.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1967. A taxonomic revision of North American species of Scirpus. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 119: 295-323.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1962. A new species of Scirpus in northeastern United States. Rhodora 64: 43-49.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1962. Sporadic culm formation in Scirpus longii. Bartonia 32: 1-5.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1964. Notes on five species of Scirpus in eastern North America. Bartonia 33: 1-5.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1964. A biosystematic study o fthe Scirpus cyperinus complex. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 115: 283-311.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1966. The taxonomic delineation of Scirpus lineatus and Scirpus pendulus. Notul. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 390: 1-3.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1974. Typification and application of the names Scirpus americanus Pers., S. olneyi Gray, and S. Pungens Vahl. Rhodora 76: 51-52.
  • Schuyler, A. E. 1974. Scirpus cylindricus: An ecologically restricted eastern North American tuberous Bulrush. Bartonia 43: 29-37.
  • Smith, S. G. 1969. Natural Hybridization in the Scirpus lacustris complex in North Central United States. In: Curent Topics in Plant Science. Academic Press, NY. ,
  • Stoll, R. J. 1980. Foods of ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus in Ohio USA. Ohio Fish Wildlife Rep. 1980: 1-18.
  • Strong, M. T. 1994. Taxonomy of Scirpus, Ttrichophorum, and Schoenoplectus (Cyperaceae) in Virginia. Bartonia 58: 29-68.
  • Strong, M. T. 1993. New combinations in Schoenoplectus (Cyperaceae). Novon 3: 202-203.
  • Tucker, G. C. 1992. Scirpus (Cyperaceae) in Connecticut. Newsletter Conn. Bot. Soc. 20: 3-10.
  • Wilcox, D. A.; Pavolic, N. B.; Muieggler, M. L. 1985. Selected ecological characteristics of Scirpus cyperinus and its role as an invader of disturbed wetlands. Wetlands 5: 87-97.