Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Dark green bullrush
scirpus atrovirens
Location: Rain garden @ nw corner
Perennial herb with short, thick rhizomes. Up to 4.5 feet tall. Flowering - May - September. Habitat - Pond margins, sloughs, lakes, stream edges, ditches and wet depressions along roadsides and railroads. Origin - Native to U.S.
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Genus: Scirpus (bulrush)
Family: Cyperaceae (sedges)
Order: Poales (grasses, bromeliads, and sedges.)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)