University of Rhode Island

Schoenoplectus robustus/Scirpus robustus

Sturdy Bulrush

Perennial sedge with long narrow grasslike leaves. A wetland species which grows in wet or inundated areas with acidic soil. Native to RI. 3.5 - 4.5’.

Image courtesy of Linda Lee, Univ. of South Carolina Herbarium

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