Schoenoplectus torreyi - (Olney) Palla
Torrey's Bulrush
Other English Common Names: Torrey's Clubrush
Other Common Names: Torrey's bulrush
Synonym(s): Scirpus torreyi Olney
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Schoenoplectus torreyi (Olney) Palla (TSN 507798)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.139650
Element Code: PMCYP0Q1J0
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Sedge Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Monocotyledoneae Cyperales Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Scirpus torreyi
Taxonomic Comments: Has been treated as Scirpus torreyi (e.g., Kartesz 1994).
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5?
Global Status Last Reviewed: 06Sep1984
Global Status Last Changed: 06Sep1984
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: NNR
Nation: Canada
National Status: N4N5 (15Dec2017)

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United States Connecticut (S2), Illinois (SX), Indiana (S1), Iowa (SH), Kentucky (SNR), Maine (SNR), Massachusetts (S2?), Michigan (S2S3), Minnesota (SNR), Missouri (SH), New Hampshire (SNR), New Jersey (S1), New York (S2?), Ohio (S1), Pennsylvania (S1), Rhode Island (S1), South Dakota (SNR), Vermont (S1S2), Virginia (S1), West Virginia (S1), Wisconsin (S2)
Canada Manitoba (S1?), New Brunswick (S3), Nova Scotia (S1), Ontario (S4), Quebec (S3)

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Overall Threat Impact Comments: Drainage of wetlands and bog succession threaten this species (Southern Appalachian Species Viability Project 2002).

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Distribution
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States CT, IA, ILextirpated, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VA, VT, WI, WV
Canada MB, NB, NS, ON, QC

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
CT Hartford (09003), Litchfield (09005)*, Middlesex (09007), New Haven (09009)*, New London (09011)
IA Clinton (19045)*, Scott (19163)*
IN Jasper (18073), Lake (18089)*, Porter (18127)*, Starke (18149)
MA Barnstable (25001), Berkshire (25003), Bristol (25005), Essex (25009)*, Hampden (25013)*, Hampshire (25015)*, Middlesex (25017)*, Norfolk (25021)*, Worcester (25027)
MI Allegan (26005), Charlevoix (26029)*, Cheboygan (26031)*, Clinton (26037)*, Emmet (26047)*, Houghton (26061), Ingham (26065)*, Iron (26071), Kent (26081)*, Keweenaw (26083), Lapeer (26087)*, Menominee (26109), Newaygo (26123), Schoolcraft (26153), Shiawassee (26155)*
MO Laclede (29105)*
NJ Bergen (34003)*, Burlington (34005)*, Sussex (34037)
OH Portage (39133)
PA Carbon (42025), Centre (42027)*, Clinton (42035), Erie (42049)*, Huntingdon (42061)*, Luzerne (42079), Monroe (42089), Pike (42103)*, Sullivan (42113), Susquehanna (42115), Tioga (42117), Wayne (42127), Wyoming (42131)
RI Washington (44009)
VA Augusta (51015), Rockingham (51165)
VT Addison (50001)*, Bennington (50003), Chittenden (50007), Franklin (50011), Grand Isle (50013), Windham (50025)
WI Adams (55001)*, Ashland (55003), Barron (55005), Bayfield (55007), Burnett (55013), Chippewa (55017), Douglas (55031), Forest (55041), Juneau (55057), Langlade (55067), Polk (55095), Rusk (55107), Sawyer (55113)*, Taylor (55119), Vilas (55125), Washburn (55129)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
01 Merrimack (01070002)+*, West (01080107)+, Middle Connecticut (01080201)+*, Deerfield (01080203)+, Lower Connecticut (01080205)+, Farmington (01080207)+, Charles (01090001)+*, Cape Cod (01090002)+, Blackstone (01090003)+, Narragansett (01090004)+, Pawcatuck-Wood (01090005)+, Quinebaug (01100001)+, Housatonic (01100005)+*
02 Hudson-Hoosic (02020003)+, Hackensack-Passaic (02030103)+*, Lackawaxen (02040103)+, Middle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead (02040104)+, Middle Delaware-Musconetcong (02040105)+, Lehigh (02040106)+, Lower Delaware (02040202)+*, Upper Susquehanna (02050101)+*, Tioga (02050104)+, Upper Susquehanna-Tunkhannock (02050106)+, Upper Susquehanna-Lackawanna (02050107)+, Middle West Branch Susquehanna (02050203)+, Pine (02050205)+, Lower West Branch Susquehanna (02050206)+, Upper Juniata (02050302)+*, South Fork Shenandoah (02070005)+
04 St. Louis (04010201)+, Beartrap-Nemadji (04010301)+, Bad-Montreal (04010302)+, Ontonagon (04020102)+, Keweenaw Peninsula (04020103)+, Brule (04030106)+, Menominee (04030108)+, Fishdam-Sturgeon (04030112)+, Wolf (04030202)+, Little Calumet-Galien (04040001)+*, Black-Macatawa (04050002)+, Upper Grand (04050004)+*, Lower Grand (04050006)+*, Pere Marquette-White (04060101)+, Lake Michigan (04060200)+*, Lone Lake-Ocqueoc (04070003)+*, Flint (04080204)+*, Lake Erie (04120200)+*, Otter Creek (04150402)+*, Winooski River (04150403)+, Lake Champlain (04150408)+
05 Mahoning (05030103)+
07 Upper St. Croix (07030001)+, Namekagon (07030002)+, Lower St. Croix (07030005)+, Black (07040007)+, Upper Chippewa (07050001)+, Flambeau (07050002)+, Lower Chippewa (07050005)+, Castle Rock (07070003)+, Lower Wapsipinicon (07080103)+*, Kankakee (07120001)+, Iroquois (07120002)+, Chicago (07120003)+*
10 Upper Gasconade (10290201)+*
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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