Scirpus supinus, Schoenoplectus supinus, Dwarf Club-rush,
Hebrew: אגמון שרוע, Arabic: الجولان المستلقي

Scientific name:  Scirpus supinus L.
Synonym name:  Schoenoplectus supinus< (L.) Palla
Common name:  Dwarf Club-rush
Hebrew name:   אגמון שרוע
Arabic name:   الجولان المستلقي
Family:  Cyperaceae, גמאיים

wildflowers, Flora of Israel, Fleurs sauvages, Wildblumen, Fiori, флоры, Flores Silvestres
Location: Netanya, the Dora rain pool

Life form:  Annual
Leaves:  Alternate, entire, smooth
Flowers:  Brown, green
Flowering Period:   April, May, June, July, August, September
Habitat:   Humid habitats
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands
Chorotype:   Plurireginalbor-trop
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

Scirpus supinus, Schoenoplectus supinus,Dwarf Club-rush, אגמון שרוע ,الجولان المستلقي
Location: Netanya, the Dora rain pool

Derivation of the botanical name:
Scirpus, the Latin name for "bulrush".
supinus, supin, "bent backwards, lying on the back"; lying down.
Schoenoplectus, Greek schoinos, rush, reed or cord; plektos, twisted, plaited, woven; in reference to the use of culms in making useful objects.
The Hebrew name: אגמון, agmon, from אגם, agam, lake, pool, pond; marshland; reeds (growing on a lake-shore).
  • The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
  • The standard author abbreviation Palla is used to indicate Eduard Palla (1864 – 1922), an Austrian botanist.
Scirpus supinus is only reaching 20-30 cm tall.