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Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe
Canadian rush, Canada rush
USDA Symbol: JUCA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Widespread rush difficult to find under cultivation. Stout and rigid stems with spreading bloom and numerous small flowers.
A member of the family Juncaceae which includes herbs, rarely shrubs, with mostly grass-like leaves, usually in a basal tuft, and small greenish or brownish flower in dense spikes or heads or sometimes in loose clusters or even solitary.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
fresh to slightly brackish tidal and nontidal marshes, swamps, wet shores USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff