Twig Rush

Cladium mariscoides



A perennial sedge that spreads through rhizomes. Leaves are flat at the base but round at the top and have closed sheaths everywhere except the tip. Each spikelet has a perfect flower with a staminate flower below. Flowers bloom in the summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Smooth Sawgrass
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late June to late August
Fruit Timing:Late June to late August
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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