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Juncus canadensisJuncus canadensis

Canada rush

Photograph(s) by*: UWI AH

Characteristics

Height: 1-4'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; greenish brown
Fruit: brown; capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-5.9
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy
Salinity: 0-0.5 ppt

Habitat

fresh to slightly brackish tidal and nontidal marshes, swamps, wet shores

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont *
States: MD DE NY VA WV PA

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl Small mammal *

Notes

tolerates salinity to 0.5 ppt



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/222.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004