River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

Eleocharis palustris                                                                   $69.50 per/lb


TYPE: Perennial

HEIGHT: 6-24 inches

HABITAT: Wet meadows, fresh water marshes, rivers

SEEDING RATE 6-8 lbs per acre with approximately 800,000 seeds per lb

STRATIFICATION: Requires 60 days of cold

A native rush that provides good nesting cover for waterfowl. The shoots are eaten by geese while the seeds are eaten by ducks. It grows well in both flooded and saturated areas. A mainstay of the western marsh; it readily spreads. It holds onto to its seed for a long period of time.  Best planted in fall.