Eleocharis palustris     

CREEPING SPIKERUSH 

  

$69.50 /lb

TYPE:  Perennial rush

 

HEIGHT:  12 - 24 inches

 

HABITAT:  Ponds, wet meadows, ditches, lake shores

 

SEEDING RATE:   6-8 lbs per acre with approximately

800,000 seeds per lb

 

STRATIFICATION:  Requires 60 days of cold

A native rush that provides good nesting cover for waterfowl. The shoots are eaten by geese while the seeds are eaten by ducks. It grows well in both flooded and saturated areas. A mainstay of the western marsh; it readily spreads. It holds onto to its seed for a long period of time. 

Planting Instructions: For general ground prep (click here.) Best planted in the fall.

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