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Native Wetland Plants

Juncus canadensis

Canada rush

More About Canada rush

  • Attracts birds
  • Salt tolerant

Juncus canadensis, Canada rush, grows well in swampy meadows, boggy sites, and pond margins.  Growing from 1-2' tall, the inflorescence of Canada rush branches from a single point on the stem from July to October.  Color turns from yellow to brown as the season progresses.

Bloom Color

Brown

Juncus canadensis Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Mature Height
1' - 2'
Spread Characteristics
Clumping
Prolific Seeder
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Pond Zonation
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Low Marsh 0 - 6"
Foliage Color
Green
Wildlife Benefits
Cover
Nesting
Waterfowl
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Goose Resistant
Wetland Indicator Status
OBL
Plant Type
Marginal
Rush
Attributes
Erosion Control
Fibrous Roots
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Salt Tolerant
Storm Water Basin
USDA Hardiness Zone
3
4
5
6
7
8
9