Juncus torreyi

Juncus torreyi

Torrey's rush

Cool season, saline and alkaline tolerant, rhizomatous grasslike perennial. Prefers saturated soils, but will also tolerate periods of drought. Can establish at elevations up to 9,000 ft. Useful for restoring wetland and riparian areas.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
14 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
- 9,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
44.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
12,300,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No