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Juncus roemerianus Scheele
Black needlerush, Needlegrass rush
USDA Symbol: JURO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
, VA Native Habitat:
brackish and salt marshes, above Mean High tide to spring tide level
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || OBL || OBL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff