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Juncus tenuis (Poverty rush)
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Juncus tenuis

Poverty rush

Cool season grass
Deer resistant
Semi-evergreen
Some salt tolerance
Wetland Indicator Status, Region 1: FAC-

Great as a diminutive filler for rain gardens, as a groundcover, and for erosion control.

SIZE
Juncus tenuis LP50 - 50 per flat Availability
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Height

6-24 Inches

Spread

6-24 Inches

Spacing

10 Inches

Bloom Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Poverty rush Interesting Notes

Native throughout all of the US and Canada.
Native Distribution

Juncus tenuis Growing and Maintenance Tips

Easy to grow in average to wet soil in full to part sun.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Average
Average
Salt Tolerance
Salt Tolerance
Groundcover
Groundcover
Wetlands
Wetlands

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Attributes
Grass Type: Cool Season
Erosion Control
Moist Sun
Native to North America