Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

Softstem bulrush

Previous scientific name(s): Schoenoplectus lacustris ssp. creber, Schoenoplectus lacustris ssp. tabernaemontani , Schoenoplectus lacustris ssp. val

Formerly known as Scirpus validus. Cool season, rhizomatous, native grasslike perennial that prefers marshes and muddy shores of lakes and streams. Tolerant of alkaline soil conditions, although does not require it. Excellent for wetlands projects.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
18 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
550,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No