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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

1-2 Feet

Spread

6-24 Inches

Spacing

10 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Salt Tolerance
Salt Tolerance
Groundcover
Groundcover

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Average
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
Meadow/Prairie
Lawn Alternative
Attributes
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Grass Type
Cool Season