Juncus tenuis (Poverty rush)

Cool season, rhizomatous, perennial native grass-like species occurring in moist habitats, often where disturbed or where soil is compacted. Widely distributed throughout the United States. Excellent for reclamation of riparian communities.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 18+ in.

Annual Precipitation: 10-55 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: High

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 4.5-7.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 51,300,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

Season:Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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