Wetland Plants

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​Spring / Summer
Carex densa
Carex densa

DENSE SEDGE Very dense perennial sedge. Great for amphibian habitat. Found in seasonal wetland areas.

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Carex mertensii
Carex mertensii

MERTEN'S SEDGE Blueish colored sedge with tall flower spikes in summer. Found in seasonal wetlands.

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Carex obnupta
Carex obnupta

SLOUGH SEDGE Evergreen sedge, aides in streambank stabilization due to its vigorous tough root system.

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Carex stipata
Carex stipata

SAWBEAK SEDGE

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Eleocharis palustris
Eleocharis palustris

SPIKE RUSH Low growing, mat forming emergent found in shallow water. Important egg laying habitat for amphibians.

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Glyceria elata
Glyceria elata

FOWL MANAGRASS Fast growing wetland grass. Seed heads provide food source for water fowl. As well as egg laying habitat for Amphibians.

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Juncus effusus
Juncus effusus

COMMON RUSH This perennial can be found in ditches, meadows, wetlands and other disturbed sites with poorly draining soil.

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Lysichiton americanum
Lysichiton americanum

SKUNK CABBAGE Large leafed perennial, grows 25-150cm tall. Bright yellow, smelly blooms in early spring. prefers shady moist areas.

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Our wetland plants are commonly grown in 1gal and 72plug sizes. Custom sizes also available.

Scirpus acutus
Scirpus acutus

HARD-STEM BULLRUSH Thick green hollow stems, 1-3M tall. Found in low standing water. Used in waste water filtration.

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Scirpus validus
Scirpus validus

SOFT-STEM BULLRUSH

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Typha
Typha

CATTAIL Aquatic perennial, stands 1-3M tall. Fuzzy brown cylindrical seed heads in late summer. Used in waste water filtration.

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Veronica americana
Veronica americana

AMERICAN BROOKLIME Blue-flowering perennial, commonly found in wetlands and stream beds across North America.

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