Juncus torreyi (Torrey's Rush) is a ver common wetland plant and can be found in a multitude of wetland types. The plant does best with consistent moisture. In disturbed areas and the right conditions, it can become aggressive, but use this to your advantage as wetlands can be rough and tumble areas and natives need to be able to hold their ground. Fluffy green flowers mature to bristly clusters of seedheads in autumn. A few insects including moths feed on this rush, mammals will consume the roots, and it can provide cover and food for wildlife.
- Sun Exposure Prairie
- Soil Conditions Wet, Wet-Mesic, Mesic
- Height 2-3'
- Flower Time June, July
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