|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Genus||Scirpus||A Latin name Pliny used for “rush or bulrush”|
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Scirpus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 3 Aug 2010.
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(Scirpus) · 7/24/2010 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) Species not yet identified