Scirpus atrovirens (Dark-green Bulrush)
Short-lived and non-aggressive, Dark-green Bulrush is common in marshes and on shorelines. It grows up to 5' tall in clumps that buffer other aquatics against wind & waves. This rush provides important food & cover to many species of waterfowl, songbirds, and shorebirds, as well as muskrats. Clusters of dark, chocolate-colored seeds are produced in late summer. Persists in saturated soils better than most.
- Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
- Soil Conditions Wet, Wet-Mesic
- Height 3'-5"
- Flower Time June, July
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