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Dark Green Bulrush

Scirpus atrovirens




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Scirpus atrovirens, also known as common bulrush or Dark Green Bulrush, is a grass-like perennial that is native to moist areas in the Eastern and Central United States. It is easily grown in moist to wet soils and prefers full sun to part shade, with shade taking preference during the hot summer months. Leaves are eaten by everything from trumpeter swans to livestock; seeds are eaten by voles and birds.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, Ounce, Pound


Full Sun to Part Shade

Seeding Rate

2 bulk lbs/acre


Moist, Wet



Bloom Month

May, Jun

Specialty Uses

Wildlife, Landscaping

Cattle Palatability


# seeds/pkt


Packet coverage area

5 sq. ft

Life Cycle


What is PLS?

Pure Live Seed (PLS) is the portion of good viable seed per pound. It is a measure of the seed that is alive and able to sprout into plants. This product is sold by PLS ounce/pound. To provide one ounce/pound of viable seed, you will receive more than one ounce/pound of product. Read more about PLS here.