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Juncus effusus (Soft Rush) whole plant/field shot
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Juncus effusus
Soft Rush

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: JUNEFF01
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 – 8.8

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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

Tolerances:

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

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Price: $40.00/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


OBL-FACW Perennial Food & Cover Wetland Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

NJ Salt Tolerant Basin Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province Riparian Mix

Rain Garden Grass Mix

MD Coastal Plain FACW Mix

MD Coastal Plain Freshwater OBL Mix

MD Upper Midland OBL Mix

MD Upper Midland FACW Mix

MD Mountain OBL Wetland Mix

MD Mountain FACW Mix

Eastern West Virginia OBL Wetland Mix

Eastern West Virginia FACW Wetland Mix

Eastern West Virginia Riparian Buffer Mix

Native Detention Area Mix

Rain Garden Mix

Riparian Buffer Mix

Waterfowl Buffet Mix for Wetland Enhancement

Passive Acid Mine OBL Wetland Mix

Floodplain Mix

Specialized Wetland Mix for Shaded OBL-FACW Areas

OBL Wetland Mix

Retention Basin Wildlife Mix

Retention Basin Floor Mix – Low Maintenance

FACW Meadow Mix

MD Lower Midland OBL Mix

MD Lower Midland FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Central Lowland Province FACW Mix

PA Piedmont Province OBL Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province OBL Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA New England Province OBL Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province OBL Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province OBL Mix

PA Piedmont Province FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA New England Province FACW Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Central Lowland Province OBL Mix



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