Bog Rush, Common Rush, Soft Rush, Needlerush, Needle Rush Juncus effusus

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Botanical Name:

Juncus effusus

Family:

Juncaceae

Genus:

Juncus

Species:

effusus

Common Name:

Bog Rush, Common Rush, Soft Rush, Needlerush, Needle Rush

Seeds Per Pound:
6,500,000
Quantity:
0.94 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
5675
Germination:
80%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
99%
Height:
5 feet
Collection Locale:
Pennsylvania
Crop Year:
2015
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
2
In Stock: 0.94 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 1 to 7 days.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: requires light for germination, surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, keep very hot (32-38 degrees Centegrade).
In a Nutshell:
* It grows in large clumps about 1.5 meters (5 feet) tall at the water’s edge along streams and ditches, but can be invasive anywhere with moist soil. It is commonly found growing in humus-rich areas like marshes, ditches, fens, and beaver dams.The stems are smooth cylinders with light pith filling. The yellowish inflorescence appears to emerge from one side of the stem about 20 cm from the top. In fact the stem ends there; the top part is the bract , that continues with only a slight colour-band marking it from the stem. The lower leaves are reduced to a brown sheath at the bottom of the stem. more...
* Stems are used in basket making, thatching, weaving mats etc. The stems can also be dried then twisted or braided into ropes for tying or binding. more...
[ edit ] Description Pupal cases of Coleophora caespitiella on J. effusus . It grows in large clumps about 1.5 meters (5 feet) tall at the water’s edge along streams and ditches, but can be invasive anywhere with moist soil. It is commonly found growing in humus-rich areas like marshes, ditches, fens, and beaver dams.The stems are smooth cylinders with light pith filling. The yellowish inflorescence appears to emerge from one side of the stem about 20 cm from the top. In fact the stem ends there; the top part is the bract , that continues with only a slight colour-band marking it from the stem. The lower leaves are reduced to a brown sheath at the bottom of the stem.
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Physical Characteristics  Juncus effusus is a PERENNIAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in). It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower from Jun to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil.The plant prefers acid and neutral soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist or wet soil and can grow in water.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov