ROUGH SEED / BOG BULRUSH (Schoenoplectus mucronatus) Seeds 'Bush Tucker Plant'
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Grows in stationary and slow running fresh water along creeks, rivers, dams and lagoons.
It is a perennial herb growing from a short, hard rhizome.
It makes a great specimen plant and has a lot of ornamental appeal.
Height 1 metre - width 500mm to 600mm
A clump forming macrophyte with lime/green triangular foliage. It flowers over summer with a cluster of seed heads near the top of the rush.
Grows in full sun to 70% shade. In shade it tends to grow taller and more open.
Good food source for wildlife. Can be submerged in water to 10cm
Edible parts: leaves; pollen; root; seed; stem.
Root - raw or cooked. Rich in starch, it can be dried and ground into a powder or made into a syrup