River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Scirpus validus)         $69.50 per/lb

SOFTSTEM BULRUSH                                                  

TYPE: Perennial

HEIGHT: 3-8 feet

HABITAT: Marshes, swamps, ponds, stream edges

SEEDING RATE: Plant 6-8 lbs per acre with 

approximately 300,000 seeds per lb.

STRATIFICATION: Requires 60 days of cold

A native perennial rush. It grows at the water’s edge and in shallow bays. It provides important nesting cover and produces an abundance of seed favored by waterfowl and shorebirds. Best planted in fall. 

ABOVE: Bulrush field early in the season. 

BELOW: Bulrush field ready for harvest.