Juncus tenuis

Juncus tenuis

Poverty (or Path) rush

Previous scientific name(s): Juncus macer, Juncus tenuis var. multicornis, Juncus tenuis var. williamsii

Cool season, rhizomatous, perennial native grasslike species occurring in moist habitats, often where disturbed or where soil is compacted. Widely distributed throughout the United States. Excellent for reclamation of riparian communities.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Marginal
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
42.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
51,300,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No