Juncus effusus, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype (Soft Rush, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Juncus effusus, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype (Soft Rush, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype) seed headJuncus effusus, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype (Soft Rush, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype) seed

Juncus effusus, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype
Soft Rush, ‘Suther’-Piedmont NC Ecotype

A species with a wide geographic distribution; provides spawning grounds for bluegills in shallow water; a source of food and cover for songbirds and waterfowl.

General Product Information:

Item Number: JUNEFF03
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A bunch type species.
Habitat: Swamps, moist fields, floodplains, shores, ditches.
Bloom Period: July to September in New England, Mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest states; June to September in NC; April to June in FL
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 24 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 45,359,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $88.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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