Juncus effusus

soft rush

Juncaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: grass
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3 ft    Width: 4 ft
Flower Color: flower color      green
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Often planted in restoration and mitigation wetlands. Makes a good plant to border retention ponds.
Propagation: Division, seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Specialty providers
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Used for nesting and as a food source.
Native Habitats: Moist-wet sites. Disturbed wetlands. Very tolerant of grazing.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B