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Scirpus pungens

Three-square Rush

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Scirpus pungens (Three-square Rush)

Three-square Rush is a bulrush sedge. Stems are sharply triangular and grow up to three feet tall. There are few leaf blades along the stems. The leaves can grow up to eight inches long and are strongly folded.

Additional Information:


Height
2-3 Feet

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Spread
- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Brown


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-6

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Tussock Sedge (Carex stricta), Soft Rush (Juncus effusus)

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