Scirpus robustus

Saltmarsh Bulrush

Plant family: Cyperaceae - Sedge


Plant type: Grass-like

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Brown
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 5-15 feet
Spread Over 40 feet
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Alkali Sink, Coastal Salt Marsh, Riparian

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Clay, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Fire Resistance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens

Plant Highlights

The Saltmarsh Bulrush is a sedge like tall grass, native to coastal marshes and inland creek canyons. They are a high growing grasses that produce purple flowers, resembling pine cones. It is right at home in moist and wet soils and is a natural habitat for birds and small mammals. These grass also do well in containers, or in ground, pond side planters.

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