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Typical inventory plug Wool grass is a clumping bulrush for wet areas. Beneficial to wildlife and an excellent soil stabilizer for erosion control.

Typical inventory plug
Wool grass is a clumping bulrush for wet areas. Beneficial to wildlife and an excellent soil stabilizer for erosion control. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln

Scirpus cyperinus

Wool grass

A clumping bulrush sedge that is naturally found in marshes, swamps, and along ponds. Provides food and cover for wildlife. Needs a wet site in full sun to partial shade. 


Height:

3-5 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Scirpus cyperinus Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • July
  • September
  • August

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SCCY