plant-banner1

Plant Details

Scirpus cyperinus

Woolgrass Bullrush. Wool-grass, Common Woolsedge

Scientific Name:

Scirpus cyperinus

Genus:

Scirpus

Species Epithet:

cyperinus

Common Name:

Woolgrass Bullrush. Wool-grass, Common Woolsedge

Plant Type

Grass/Sedge/Rush

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Brown

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet, Aquatic

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Marshes, ditches, beaver ponds, disturbed wet ground. Common throughout NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Good in natural areas and rain gardens.

No Pictures Yet - Submit One!

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/plant_list.php

http://nc.audubon.org/700

https://www.ncwildflower.org/riverbed/index.php?/cp/publish/edit/entry/4206

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/scirpus/cyperinus/



Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

back to top
go to plant details search
go to plant images search
go to gallery home
back to Initial s Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums