Juncus torreyi (Torrey’s rush)

Cool season, saline and alkaline tolerant, rhizomatous grass-like perennial. Prefers saturated soils, but will also tolerate periods of drought. Can establish at elevations up to 9,000 ft. Useful for restoring wetland and riparian areas.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 36 in.

Annual Precipitation: 14+in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: up to 9,000 ft

Wetland Indicator Status: FACW

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 4.5-6.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 12,300,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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