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Other scientific names of Dwarf Bulrush are Scirpus micranthus and Lipocarpha micrantha; different authorities don't alway agree on the classification of this plant. Other common names for this plant include Small-Flowered Rush and Smallflower Halfchaff Sedge. Because of its diminutive size, it is very easy to overlook. Dwarf Bulrush is very similar in appearance to another species in its genus, Hemicarpha drummondii (Drummond's Dwarf Bulrush). This latter plant differs by having


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Source: Illinois Wildflowers

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