Juncus torreyi (Torrey’s rush)

Cool season, saline and alkaline tolerant, rhizomatous grasslike perennial; up to 3 ft. tall. Prefers saturated soils, but will also stand periods of drought. Tolerant of slightly acid to alkaline soils. Widespread, occurring up to 9,000 ft. in elevation. Useful for restoring wetland and riparian areas. Provides cover and food for wildlife.

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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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