Midwest River & Stream Warrior Plants

This is a suite of plants that are tough competitors in a stream situation part to full sun that also help stabilize.

Cut Bank Side Of River / Stream

Toe Slope (very tough zone area in high flow / scour streams)

Schoenoplectus pungens or Schoenoplectus americanus (Chairmaker's Bulrush) does well in silty, clayey, rocky

Justicia americana (AmericanWater Willow) does well in rock and gravel only

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)

Cut Bank Low to Mid Slope 

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)

Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cordgrass)

Carex lacustris (Common Lake Sedge)

Carex atherodes (Hairy-leaved Lake Sedge)

Hibiscus laevis / Hibiscus militaris (Halberdleaf Rosemallow)

Iris virginica var. shrevei (Southern Blue Flag)

Acorus americanus (Sweet Flag)

Carex emoryi (Riverbank Sedge / Emory's Sedge)

Cut Bank High Slope

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)

Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cordgrass)

Carex trichocarpa (Hairy-fruited Lake Sedge)

 

Deposition Side & Straight Sections of River / Stream

Toe Slope

Schoenoplectus pungens or Schoenoplectus americanus (Chairmaker's Bulrush) does well in silty, clayey, rocky

Justicia americana (AmericanWater Willow) does well in rock and gravel only

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)

Hibiscus laevis / Hibiscus militaris (Halberdleaf Rosemallow)

Cut Bank Low To Mid Slope 

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)

Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cordgrass)

Carex lacustris (Common Lake Sedge)

Carex emoryi (Riverbank Sedge / Emory's Sedge)

Hibiscus laevis / Hibiscus militaris (Halberdleaf Rosemallow)

Iris virginica var. shrevei (Southern Blue Flag)

Acorus americanus (Sweet Flag)

Schoenoplectus acutus (Hardstem Bulrush)

Schoenoplectus fluviatilis or Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (River Bulrush)

Cut Bank High Slope

Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cordgrass)

Carex trichocarpa (Hairy-fruited Lake Sedge)

Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cut Grass)