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Bashful Bulrush (Trichophorum Planifolium)


Global Range

Bashful Bulrush occurs in the United States from southern Maine south to northern Virginia and west to Indiana and eastern Missouri (refer to inset map of Figure 1). It barely extends into southern Ontario.


Canadian Range

Its only Canadian occurrences are in southern Ontario in the valley of the Rouge River in the eastern region of Metropolitan Toronto and in Hamilton.

Figure 1: Canadian and North American (inset) Distribution of Bashful Bulrush (Trichophorum planifolium)

Figure 1. Canadian and North American (inset) distribution of Bashful Bulrush (Trichophorum planifolium