Home Prairie and Wetland Center
16245 South Hwy. 71
Belton, MO 64012
Tel: (816) 331-9738
Fax: (816) 331-9739

Scirpus pendulus

Drooping Bulrush

Click here for print friendly version.
Scirpus pendulus (Drooping Bulrush)

This native perennial plant is 2-4' tall and unbranched. The culms are green or dark green, glabrous, and terete; each culm has 5-10 alternate leaves along its length. The leaf blades are up to 10 inches long and 1/3 inch across; they are green, dark green, or yellowish green.

Additional Information:


Height
2-4 Feet

spacer

Spread
- Inches

spacer

Bloom/Seasonal Color
Red


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-6

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Palm Sedge (Carex muskingumensis), Dudley's Rush (Juncus dudleyi)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

OBL

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

High

Special Uses

Bog

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map