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Scheuchzeria palustris

Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris) Other common names: Marsh Scheuchzeria, Pod Grass, Rannoch Rush

French names: Scheuchzérie palustre

Family: Scheuchzeria Family (Scheuchzeriaceae)

Habitat: Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Lifespan: Perennial.  

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: palustris: of swamps, marshes

Photographs: 6 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris)
Photograph by Christian Fischer
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Scheuchzeria in bloom.

Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris)

A Scheuchzeria plant.

Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris)

This species typically grows in bogs and fens. Here it is seen with Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea).

Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris)
Photograph by Jacob Sturm (public domain)

A drawing of Scheuchzeria made in 1796.

Range map for Scheuchzeria (Scheuchzeria palustris)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)