A sedge with stems to 3 to 6 feet with broad grass like leaves. Short-lived. Bulrush forms a buffer against wind and wave action, thus permitting other aquatic plants to grow in an otherwise unfavorable environment.
Provides important food and cover for waterfowl, songbirds, shorebirds and muskrats.
It grows in moist to wet areas in full sun.
Generally found east of the Rocky mountains to the east coast of the United States and in eastern Canada.
Seed Envelopes contain approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet.
Flower Color: Green and Brown
Height: 3 to 6 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils
Bloom Time: June to July
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 60 Days