Soil: Hydric (Wet-Moist). Emergent.
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 3-5 feet
Type: Cool season
Suggested Uses: 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.
Native Range: Predominantly native to the eastern half of the U.S., including Minnesota.
Wildlife Value: Provides food and cover for many of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles!
Other Names: Cotton-grass Bulrush, Common Wool-grass
More information: USDA plant profile