Wool Grass

Scirpus cyperinus

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Description:

This sedge is a rhizomatous perennial that grows up to 3 to 6 feet tall and wide. Grows best in wet soil and open sun. This plant readily self seeds and spreads through rhizomes.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Cottongrass Bulrush, Marsh Bulrush
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
South Jersey Native Range:Pine Barrens
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies, Birds
Bloom Time:June through September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Neutral, Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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