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Soft Rush

General Infomation

A common rush species found in much of North America. A clump-forming perennial that can reach 4 ft.


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Species Data


Found along shorelines and growing in freshwater and marshy areas.


Reddish brown cymes that occur either at the end of the stem or at various intervals along the stem. Flowers from June through August.


Elongated, dark green, round in cross-section with sharp tips. Grows in bunches.

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