Scirpus validus, PA Ecotype
Softstem Bulrush, PA Ecotype

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: SCIVAL01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Swamps, wet ditches, mud flats, pond and lake margins.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Red
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 8.1 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.4 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: No
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 496,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 10.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $345.60/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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