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Scirpus cyperinus


Scirpus cyperinus is a tall sedge native across the southeast. It is naturally found in wetland habitats, and grows best in full sun sites with wet soils. It can grow up to six feet tall, and mostly dies back during the winter. The seed heads produced in late summer are large and fuzzy, and can provide winter interest if the dormant stems are left up. The seeds are also eaten by birds. Scirpus cyperinus works well for restoration projects and erosion control, or as a specimen plant in a wet yard.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Scirpus cyperinus - 4 inch


45 in stock

$9.3236+ $4.66ea

Plant type

  • Grass / Grasslike

Mature Height

  • Up to 6'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FACW) Facultative wetland


  • Summer Bloomer

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Slope
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Buffer

Classification by Use

  • Constructed Wetland
  • Erosion Control
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Showy Native
  • Stream Restoration
  • Wetland Mitigation