Scirpus atrovirens
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Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Height: 4-5 feet; 1.2-1.5 metres Spread: 3-4 feet; 0.9-1.2 metres Sun: Full to partial sun Water: Medium to wet Wildlife: Various insects such as leaf beetles, grasshoppers, moth larvae, and aphids feed on the foliage of this plant. Wetland birds feed on the seedheads and muskrats will feed on the culms. Bloom Colour: Green to brown Culture: Prefers moist to wet soils and will also grow in shallow standing water. It will grow in various soil types such as clay, gravelly, sandy, and humusy soil. Noteworthy Characteristics: Bulrush is an unbranched plant that consists of culms with alternate, linear leaves and light green leaf sheaths. The plant produces umbels of spikelets. While blooming, the spikelets are a yellow-green but they later mature to a dark brown. The plant is wind-pollinated. Garden Uses: Water edges