Soil: Hydric (Wet) (Medium)
Type: Cool season.
This is an attractive bulrush for shoreline restoration and large rain gardens. It has attractive seed heads and is a good plant to use as a buffer against wave action. Grows on muddy, sandy or gravelly soils and is found on marshes, pond edges, sloughs and sedge meadows.
Wildlife Uses: Provides food and cover for many species!
More Info: Woolgrass stems have been used to make matting and ropes. The fluffy seed heads have been used as pillow stuffing.
Other Names: Cotton-grass Bulrush, Common Wool-grass