Juncus ensifolius

DAGGER LEAF RUSH

$195.00 /lb

TYPE:

Perennial rush

HEIGHT:

8 - 24 inches

HABITAT:

Marshes, stream banks, wetlands, wet meadows

WETLAND STATUS:

FACW

SEEDING RATE:

3-6 lbs per acre; for mixes 1/4-3 lbs per acre with approximately 2,000,000 seeds per lb

Also called swordleaf rush, this native with dagger shaped leaves inhabits the shallow water of stream edges and standing water in ponds. Usually seeded in mixes. It spreads by rhizomes and seed dispersal.

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).

Best planted in fall since it requires 60 days of cold stratification. Sow near or on the surface.