Scirpus validus, PA Ecotype

Softstem Bulrush, PA Ecotype

Rhizomatous species; provides spawning grounds for fish in shallow water; source of food for waterfowl and muskrats.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Softstem Bulrush, PA Ecotype
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Habitat:
    Swamps, wet ditches, mud flats, pond and lake margins.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Flower Color:
    Red
  • Typical Height:
    8.1 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    16 in
  • pH:
    5.4 – 7.5
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    OBL
  • Midwest
    OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    OBL
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    OBL
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    No
  • Salt:
    Low
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    496,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.2 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$432.00/lb

Description

Adapts to standing water during part or all of the year. Excellent for obligate wetland mitigation sites; provides nectar for pollinators. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Red, White

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Perennial

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