University of Rhode Island

Juncus effusus

Soft Rush

Dark green cylindrical stems in upright clumps. Evergreen, slow spreading, with a deep fibrous root system. Tolerates low pH , pollution, and metals. Full sun. Grows in moist to wet soil or standing shallow water. Attractive to wildlife. 3-4' x 1-2'.

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

©Larry Allain. USGS NWRC, USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

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