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Native Wetland Plants

Juncus gerardii

Saltmeadow Rush

More About Saltmeadow Rush

Saltmeadow rush is a perennial wetland plant that grows on tide lines and along waterways from vigorous rhizomes forming small upright stands just over 1' tall. The rigid stems rise from spreading rhizomes making it a wonderful plant for pond edges, water gardens, marshes, and shallow waters.

Bloom Color

Brown

Juncus gerardii Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Mature Height
1' - 2'
Spread Characteristics
Rhizomatous - Med
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Pond Zonation
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Low Marsh 0 - 6"
Foliage Color
Green
Wildlife Benefits
Nesting
Waterfowl
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Goose Resistant
Wetland Indicator Status
FAC
FACW
OBL
Plant Type
Bog/Marsh
Marginal
Rush
Attributes
Erosion Control
Fibrous Roots
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Salt Tolerant
Storm Water Basin
USDA Hardiness Zone
3
4
5
6
7