Juncus effusus

This commonly occurring, round stemmed rush makes a great addition to wet sites. Blooms in summer.

Juncus effusus © Miller and Bodner
Common rush © R Gardner
Juncus effusus © Richard Gardner
  • Juncus effusus © Miller and Bodner
  • Common rush © R Gardner
  • Juncus effusus © Richard Gardner

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Shrub Swamp
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Tolerates a wide range of soils. Deer resistant.
Mature Height:
2-6 ft.
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist, humus-rich soil
Special Uses:
Can be useful around bioswales and ornamental ponds.