Schoenoplectus americanus

Schoenoplectus americanus

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Previous scientific name(s): Scirpus americanus, Scirpus chilensis, Scirpus conglomeratus, Scirpus olneyi, Scirpus pungens var. longisetus

Formerly known as Scirpus americanus. Cool season, rhizomatous, native grasslike perennial occurring in wet meadows, marshes and other low lying sites. Tolerant of alkalinity but does not require it. Found at low to moderate elevations. Good for riparian reclamation.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
45.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
179,800
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No