Natural Shore Technologies
Using ecology to restore land and water
Green bulrush is a tall bulrush species that tolerates standing water. Yellow-green clusters of spikelets form at the top of stems in open or compact, starry, rounded clusters. These spikelets mature to a dark rusty brown color. The root system is fibrous and has rhizomes that form loose colonies of plants, making it a good plant for soil stabilization and erosion control. The seeds, leaves, and roots are eaten by waterfowl and muskrats. Green bulrush is found in lakes, ponds, marshes, and wet meadows.
3 – 5 ft.
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