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Scirpus cyperinus

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
SIR-pus sy-per-RY-nus
Description

Woolgrass Bulrush is a native sedge found in marshes and other disturbed wet sites.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wet sites#NC native#disturbed areas#marshes#food source fall#Coastal OBL#Piedmont Mountains FACW#native sedge#wet soils tolerant#food source hard mast fruit#food source root
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wet sites#NC native#disturbed areas#marshes#food source fall#Coastal OBL#Piedmont Mountains FACW#native sedge#wet soils tolerant#food source hard mast fruit#food source root
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Scirpus
    Species:
    cyperinus
    Family:
    Cyperaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    North America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Ornamental Grass
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasionally Dry
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from August to October
  • Flowers:
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from July to September
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Small Mammals
    Songbirds