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Juncus effusus var. pylaei

Common Rush



Very similar to J. effusus. Grows in clumps and well in moist conditions. Flowers are yellow and bloom in late spring to early summer. Differentiated by having only ten to twenty ridges on stems.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Juncaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early June to August
Fruit Timing:Early June to August, some old fruit persists to October
Global and State Rank:G5T5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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