Scientific Name: Scirpus microcarpus
Common Name: small-flowered bulrush, wood club rush
Family Name: Cyperaceae
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like)
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Stiffly upright, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Native planting, Spring interest, Waterside planting, Wetland - bogs, Wildlife food
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Leaves: Simple, Grass-like, Alternate, Basal, Parallel venation, Linear, Serrulate
Flowers: Spikelet, White, Green, May
Fruit: Achene, Green, Black, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Flowering stem solid and triangular in cross-section; leaves grass-like; inflorescence umbel-like panicle forming brown clusters of achenes.