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Juncus gerardii

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Rushes, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Soil Description: average, poor, clay, sand

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June, July, August

Bloom Color: brown

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, colonizing, deer resistant, emergent, fall interest, mat-forming, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, salt tolerant, salt-spray tolerant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Juncus gerardii (saltmeadow rush)
  • Juncus gerardii (saltmeadow rush)
  • Juncus gerardii (saltmeadow rush)

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Description

Juncus gerardii

Also known as:

saltmeadow rush

,

saltmarsh rush

,

blackgrass

,

black needle rush

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CO, CT, DE, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Juncales
Family Juncaceae Rush family
Genus Juncus rush
Species Juncus gerardii saltmeadow rush