EPPO Global Database

Schoenoplectus americanus(SCPAM)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SCPAM
  • Preferred name: Schoenoplectus americanus
  • Authority: (Persoon) Schinz & Keller


Canada (British Columbia), USA (mostly western and southern, Alaska), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela, Peru to Argentina)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Scirpus americanus Persoon
Scirpus chilensis Nees & Meyen
Scirpus olneyi A. Gray

Common names
Name Language
American bulrush English (US)
chairmaker's bulrush English (US)
common three-square English
Olney's three-square bulrush English (US)
Olney three-square English
sharp clubrush English (GB)
amerikanische Binse German
amerikanische Teichsimse German
scirpe d'Amérique French
amerikai káka Hungarian
куга американська Ukrainian