Juncus effusus

Bufret Lignende Oversett denne siden Culture. Easily grown in moist to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Performs well in standing water to 4” deep, but will also grow well in garden soils as long as the soils are in fact kept consistently moist.

Plants will spread in the landscape by rhizomes and by self-seeding. Rhizomatous spread may be .

Growth Habit: Graminoid. Other Common Names: Japanese mat rush. It may be found in fresh- or saltwater wet areas. Soft rush provides food and nesting to birds and other wildlife. The bright green stems (there are no leaves) are cylindrical, without nodes, rather soft, and taper to a bristle.

They are smooth or slightly striated. The clump is erect or slightly arching and .

Plants produce multiple culms arranged in dense tufts. The narrow stems are rounded and lustrous green with pointed tips and no obvious leaves. In summer loose yellowish cymes and tiny brown capsules form on the sides of the. There are two subspecies of common soft rush in New England. One of them is native and found in all New England states, while the other is introduce and found only in Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island.

Various Native American peoples used common soft rush for tying, binding and weaving. USDA Native Status: L(N), AK (N), HI (I), PR (N), CAN (N), SPM (N). The soft, grass-like stems of this strictly wetland plant are in clumps and each bears clusters of very small, greenish-brown, scaly . Juncaceae (Rush Family). Two varieties are widely recognised but there is little information on differences in their distribution or ecology, for example the apparent . Beautiful around ponds, in wet areas, low spots or meadows and tolerates bouts of dryness. Upright, fanning, deep green, rounded stems make a great accent in a container or water garden.

Stems are unbranched and round in cross section. Description: This perennial rush is about 2-4′ tall, forming vegetative clumps of unbranched stems that are erect to ascending. Bloom Color: Green to Brown. Photos and information about Minnesota flora – Soft Rush: branching cluster appearing lateral to the stem, numerous flowers single on variable-length stalks, green to tan tepals 1.

Also Known as Soft rush, the clumping plant manifests stout but supple stems that may reach 1.