Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani (Scirpus validus)
Soil: Hydric (Wet-Moist). Emergent.
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 3-9 feet
Type: Cool season
Suggested Uses: This is an aggressive, rhizomatous native bulrush that grows in standing water and is excellent for wetland and shoreline restoration and erosion control.
Native Range: Native throughout the majority of the U.S., including Minnesota.
Wildlife Value: Seeds provide food for waterfowl.
More information: USDA plant profile
Photo credit: Christian Fischer, CC BY-SA 3.0