Path rush is found throughout the United States and in most of Canada. It tolerates a wide range of growing conditions but prefers moist soil. Great for rain gardens and may also be used as a groundcover for erosion control.
Native throughout the United States
Great for rain gardens and erosion control
Birds eat the seed
Plant on the edge of ponds and streams
This rush is indigenous to open woodlands, gravelly seeps, swamps, thickets, meadows, compacted foot paths. parking lots, fields, pastures, barren waste areas and roadsides.
Plants were once used for binding or basket weaving.
Easy to grow in average to wet soil in full to part sun.