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Three-squared bulrush is excellent for bioretention areas, soil stabilization, and erosion control.

Three-squared bulrush is excellent for bioretention areas, soil stabilization, and erosion control. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Scirpus pungens

Common three-squared bulrush

Excellent shallow water emergent, spreads by rhizomes, good for erosion control. 


Height:

4 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Scirpus pungens Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • June
  • September
  • August
  • July

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SCPU10