Scirpus cyperinus

Woolgrass

Cyperaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Grass
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Brown
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Showy flowers, Showy fruits, Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Background plant in a wetland garden. Wetland creation and restoration projects.
Propagation:Seed. Division.
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet)
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Stays Wet
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).
Soil or other substrate:Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
  

Cover for water birds and other wildlife. Birds eat the seeds.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Wet prairie, river floodplain.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

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