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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Juncus tenuis Willd.
Poverty rush, Path rush
USDA Symbol: jute
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May
AK , AL , AR , AZ , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB
, PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), HI(I), PR(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MSNative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff