Juncus roemerianus

Needle Rush

Juncaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Grass
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Green
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Salt marsh restoration.
Propagation:
Availability:Native nurseries, Specialty providers
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Aquatic ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Tolerant of frequent or regular inundation (usually areas with tidal inundation)
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.
Soil or other substrate:Marine alluvium, Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:

Used by birds for nesting and food.

Insects:
Native Habitats:Salt marsh.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

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

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments