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Schoenoplectus robustus

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: neutral, average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-5'

Bloom Time: July, August, September, October

Bloom Color: red

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, colonizing, emergent, mat-forming, naturalizing, pond margin plant, salt tolerant, swamp plant, water garden plant, wetland plant

Schoenoplectus robustus

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Description

Schoenoplectus robustus

Also known as:

sturdy bulrush

,

saltmarsh bulrush

,

leafy three-square

,

stout bulrush

Scientific Synonyms:

Bolboschoenus robustus, Scirpus maritimus var. agonus, Scirpus maritimus var. macrostachyus, Scirpus robustus

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, VT

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Threatened: NH

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae Sedge family
Genus Schoenoplectus bulrush
Species Schoenoplectus robustus sturdy bulrush