Smooth rush (Juncus effusus) is a moisture-appreciating, grass-like perennial with long, slender, spiky foliage that’s typically evergreen, plus golden flowers in mid- to late summer. Reaching about 2 feet tall, this clump-forming rush is handsome on the edge of a pond, in a rain garden, or in a moist meadow (that’s where it grows here at Hayefield). Native throughout much of North America. Full sun. Perennial; Zones 3 to 9.
Harvested in late July 2022. At least 50 seeds. PA ecotype.
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