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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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Also known as Scirpus californicus
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Lakes, near shore.|
|Recommended Uses:||Useful for lakeshore stabilization, water quality improvement, wetland creation/restoration, and as a background plant for wetland ponds.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic (always flooded) ----- to ----- Aquatic|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Pond, lake, or stream bottom|
Cover for wildlife. Seeds eaten by ducks, rodents.