Baltic Rush is found at low to mid elevations. Found in wet depressions, ,moist meadows, sloughs, springs, swales. Typical environment is where it is most often wet soil and areas that are flooded in spring and dry out in fall. Very drought tolerant. Extremely flood tolerant. Soils range from silt and clay loams to coarse and peat substrates.
|Soil Moisture||Wet, Wet Mesic, Dry Mesic|
|Max Height||2 feet|
|Seeds Per Ounce||342,000|
Edible Uses: "A sugar forms along the top of the plant. This can be gathered and eaten as candy. Seed. No more details are given but the seed is very small. The stems are used to make a fermented drink."
Medicinal Uses: Unknown
Other Uses: "The stems are used in making woven baskets, thatching, weaving mats etc. The basal portions of the stems have been used as a light yellow-brown decoration on baskets."
Herbal Uses: Unknown