Pacific Rush

Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
  • Description: Tufted perennial, grows up to 1.3m tall. Leafless, small yellowish-green or brown flowers arise in clusters directly from stem.
  • Habitat: Prefers sunny, moist to wet sites, such as pastures and wetland margins.
  • Pair with: Red alder, red-osier dogwood, salmonberry, and sedges.
  • Fun Fact: Helpful for stabilizing soil along wet sites. The native subspecies looks very similar to several introduced subspecies.

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