Juncus roemerianus /Needlegrass Rush

Juncus roemerianus  / Juncus roemerianus
Stems of this rush with flowers
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Stems of this rush with flowers

Clump of rush in flower

This rush grows in shallow water and other places with poorly drained soils

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Scientific Name: Juncus roemerianus
Common Name: Needlegrass Rush
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green, Yellow
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This leafless, salt-loving rush can cover extensive areas in coastal and tidal marshes. Leaves are stemlike, rounded and have very sharp points.