Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus

Schoenoplectus acutus var. acutus

Hardstem bullrush

Previous scientific name(s): Schoenoplectus lacustris ssp. acutus, Scirpus acutus, Scirpus lacustris

Formerly known as Scripus acutus. Stout, cool season, rhizomatous, native, sodforming grasslike perennial, occurring at lower elevations within its range in standing water or wet muddy soils surrounding waterways; alkaline tolerant. Good for wetland and riparian restoration and for providing habitat for many species of birds and mammals.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
12 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Best

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Marginal
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
49.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
377,600
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No