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Juncus roemerianus Scheele
Black needlerush, Needlegrass rush
USDA Symbol: JURO
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Brown Size Class:
1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Flowering and fruiting mid-Spring to early Fall.
AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA Native Habitat:
brackish and salt marshes, above Mean High tide to spring tide level USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff