Juncus tenuis
(path rush)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Photo Credits: Robert H. Mohlenbrock, @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database/ USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln

Height: 6 – 12 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
may naturalize readily and become weedy; more tolerant of drought and compaction than other rushes


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

mounded or tufted with arching flower stems

Foliage

narrow, bright green, grass-like leaves in basal tufts; turns brown with frost; fine texture

Flowers

not significant; small greenish or brownish flowers in dense spikes or heads; May-July

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