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Reclamation & Native Grass Species

reclamation and native seed
Arkansas Valley Seed is a provider of seed to government agencies, municipalities, landscapers and more for a wide range of reclamation projects including forest fire recovery, range management, mining, roadside construction and residential landscaping. With a wide variety of warm- and cool-season grasses, wildflowers, forbs, shrubs & trees, wetland and erosion control products, Arkansas Valley Seed has your native and reclamation seed needs covered.

Wetland Native Grasses

Arkansas Valley Seed supplies a wide selection of quality wetland species of over 40 varieties each native to its own region including Northern Reedgrass, Meadow Sedge, Colorado Rush, Pale Bulrush, and more. When it comes to high quality wetland native grasses, Arkansas Valley Seed has you covered. 

Browse our wide selection of quality Wetland Species below or view all Reclamation and Native Seed Species.
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Wetland Native Grass Products

Alkali Bulrush

A perennial herb with rhizomes that grows up to 48” tall. Found at low to mid elevations in marshes, transient wet spots, pond margins, and backwater areas. Distributed from the West Coast of the US east to Minnesota and south to Louisiana.

Alkali Cordgrass

Synonyms: Slender Cordgrass A perennial herb with rhizomes that grows up to 40” tall. Found on alkaline lake shores, streambanks, meadows and marshes throughout much of the west.

America Three Square Bulrush

Synonyms: Olney’s Three Square Bulrush A perennial herb with long rhizomes that grows 8 to 40” tall. Found in marshes, pond and lake edges and other wet areas across the entire US.

Aquatic Sedge

Synonyms: Water Sedge A perennial herb that grows 8 to 32” tall. Found in large meadows in high montane or around ponds and streams at lower elevations across the northern US.

Baltic Rush

A cool season wire-like rush, growing up to 32” tall, with numerous rhizomes. Baltic rush is the most common of the rushes found in the Intermountain West. It occurs most abundantly at low to mid elevations. It can be found on a variety of soils, ranging from silt and clay loams to coarser sandy substrates.

Beaked Sedge

A cool season sod-forming perennial that grows 40” tall. Found along streams, around lakes and ponds, wet meadows, swamps, from sea level to the mountains. Distributed across northern parts of the US.

Bebb's Sedge

A cool season perennial bunchgrass that grows up to 32” tall. Commonly found in wet meadows across northern parts of the US.

Beckmann's Sloughgrass

Synonyms: American Sloughgrass A cool season short-lived perennial that grows up to 24” tall. Found along streams, in marshes, around ponds and lakes, in wet roadside ditches. Distributed across northern parts of the US.

Black Sedge

A cool season rhizomatous perennial that grows up to 30” tall. Persists in wet, open habitat including roadsides and swales. Found across parts of northeastern US and Michigan.

Bladder Sedge

A cool season perennial bunchgrass that grows up to 40” tall. Found in moist woods, meadows and bogs across eastern parts of the US.

Bluejoint Reedgrass

A sod-forming cool season perennial that grows 20 to 48” tall. Found in lowland wet sites, semi-shaded woodlands and windswept alpine ridges across the US except for southeast parts.

Bottlebrush Sedge

A stout, clump-forming perennial that grows 4 to 40” tall. Bottlebrush sedge is found in shallow marshes, bogs and shores of lakes and streams throughout most of the US.

Cattails

A coarse perennial herb with stout, branching rhizomes that can grow up to 10 ft. tall. Found in marshes, along streams and around lakes and ponds across northern parts of the US.

Colorado Rush

A perennial herb with fibrous roots that grows up to 20” tall. Found in wet meadows, along streams and in moist woods in the Intermountain west of the US.

Common Rush

A grass-like perennial with short rhizomes that grows up to 36” tall. Found in wet ditches, the edges of streams and ponds and in tidal zones throughout a majority of the US.

Common Three Square Bulrush

A perennial herb with rhizomes that grows 10 to 48” tall. Found in wet meadows, marshes and around lakes and ponds across parts of northeastern US.

Creeping Spikerush

A perennial, heavily rhizomatous wetland plant that grows up to 40” tall. Found in wet ditches, meadows and around lakes and ponds from the West Coast east to Michigan and south to Louisiana.

Dark Green Bulrush

A perennial herb with short rhizomes that grows up to 60” tall. Found in wet meadows, bogs and along streams throughout eastern parts of the US.

Douglas Sedge

A perennial herb with long slender rhizomes that grows up to 12” tall. Found on wet or dry prairies and ditches in the Intermountain west of the US.

Fowl Mannagrass

A tufted perennial herb with short rhizomes that grows up to 40” tall. Found on wet meadows, low woods, bogs, roadside ditches and swamps. Distributed across the eastern half of the US and parts of the west.

Fox Sedge

A perennial herb with thickened rootstocks that grows 8 to 36” tall. Found on wet ditches, ravines, prairie swales and the edges of marshes, springs, lakes and ponds. Distributed across the entire US with the exception of the desert southwest.

Giant Bur Reed

A stout perennial herb with rhizomes that grows up to 60” tall. Found in shallow water, marshes, bogs and margins of lakes and streams across the entire US.

Giant Mannagrass

Synonyms: American Mannagrass A cool season perennial bunchgrass that grows up to 60” tall. Found in shallow water or wet meadows across the northern US and West.

Hall's Rush

A perennial with erect clusters of stems that are 4 to 12” tall. Found on boggy meadows, margins of ponds and lakes and along streams. Distributed throughout Idaho, Montana to Colorado and Utah.

Hardstem Bulrush

A perennial herb with stout rhizomes that grows up to 10 ft tall. Found in deep and shallow marshes, lakes, streams, and occasionally bog lakes.

Inland Saltgrass

A warm season perennial with tough, scaly rhizomes that will grow 4 to 16” tall. Found in wetlands, swales and margins of ponds, lakes and reservoirs across the entire US.

Meadow Sedge

Synonyms: Silver Sedge A native perennial plant with short rhizomes that grows 8 to 30” tall. Found in openings of woodlands, swamps, weedy meadows, and abandoned fields. Distributed across the western and northeast US.

Merten's Rush

A perennial herb with short, stout rhizomes that grows up 4 to 16” tall. Found in wet meadows, along streams and marshes throughout the Intermountain and Pacific Northwest.

Nebraska Sedge

A cool season perennial with numerous rhizomes that grows 10 to 30” tall. Found on swamps, wet streambanks and wet swales throughout the Intermountain and Pacific Northwest.

Needle Spikerush

A perennial herb with slender stolons that grows up to 8” tall. Found around ponds, lakes and marshes throughout the entire US.

Northern Reedgrass

A cool season native perennial with rhizomes that grows 12 to 36” tall. Found on stream banks, marshes and meadows throughout the Great Plains region except Oklahoma and Texas.

Nuttall Alkaligrass

A tufted perennial grass with fibrous roots that grows up to 24” tall. Found on alkaline flats throughout the Intermountain and Pacific Northwest.

Pale Bulrush

A perennial herb with short, stout rhizomes that grows up to 40” tall. Found along streams, wet ditches and marshes throughout the Intermountain west including Texas and Missouri.

Popcorn Sedge

Synonyms: Small-Winged Sedge A perennial herb with short rhizomes that grows up to 20” tall. Found in wet meadows, stream banks and springs throughout the western half of the US.

Poverty Rush

Synonyms: Path Rush A cool season perennial herb with rhizomes that grows up to 24” tall. Found in sedge meadows, ditches and paths across the entire US.

Prairie Cordgrass

A perennial grass that grows up to 10 ft tall. Found in wet prairies, roadsides, marshy meadows and along stream, dams and drainages across most of the US with the exception of a few southern states.

River Bulrush

A stout, perennial herb from a thick rhizome that grows 12 to 60” tall. Found in swamps, sloughs, around ponds and lakes and along rivers throughout the upper Midwest and northeast US.

Slender Sedge

A perennial herb with thickened rootstocks that grows up to 20” tall. Found in wet woods, around ponds and lakes and roadside ditches across the upper Midwest and northeast US.

Slough Sedge

A perennial grass-like plant with stout, creeping rhizomes that grows 12 to 36” tall. Found on wet meadows, roadside ditches, coastal swamps, lakeshores, bogs, marshes and riverbanks along the West Coast of the US.

Small-Fruited Bulrush

A perennial herb from slender rhizomes that grows up to 10 ft. tall. Found in deep and shallow marshes, lakes, streams, A perennial herb with long, stout rhizomes that grows up to 48” tall. Found on sloughs, streambanks, ditches and wet clearings throughout the west and northeast US.and occasionally bogs throughout the entire US.

Softstem Bulrush

A perennial herb from slender rhizomes that grows up to 10 ft. tall. Found in deep and shallow marshes, lakes, streams, and occasionally bogs throughout the entire US.

Ticklegrass

A tufted perennial that grows 16 to 24” tall. Found on wet meadows, seepage area, ditches, stream banks and shores throughout the continental US.

Torrey's Rush

A perennial with rhizomes that grows 16 to 40” tall. Found in marshes, wet prairies and roadside ditches throughout a majority of the US.

Western Mannagrass

A perennial herb that grows up to 8’ tall. Found in shallow ponds, pools and prairie depressions across the western states of the US.

Wooley Sedge

A perennial sedge that can grow 12 to 40” tall. Found in low moist prairies, marshy areas and along shores. Distributed across the Midwest to Texas and California.