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     Wool Grass is a beautiful wetlands grass with attractive bronze or silvery coloring on long, slender stalks that blow gracefully in the wind.  Its wool-like inflorescences last well into winter.


     Wool Grass is a larval host for moths and butterflies and it provides food and cover for waterfowl.


     An aggressive spreader, Wool Grass is ideal for large areas and for restoration projects.


     Fun fact: Wool Grass was used to make woven mats and ropes, and for stuffing and making pillows.

Wool Grass

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    • Latin: Scirpus cyperinus
    • Pollinator value: Medium
    • Height: 4 to 5 feet tall
    • Light: Full sun to part shade
    • Soil: moist to wet
    • Bloom: Dark green summer; golden fall
    • Landscape: Naturally grows in tidal and inland marshes, wet meadows and swamps
    • Native range here
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