Juncus tenuis Path Rush
Juncus tenuis can tolerate a range of growing conditions, including heavily trodden paths, which is where it gets its common name "Path Rush". It can grow in wet, dry, or compacted soils, and can be anywhere from 6'' to 2' in height.
Grows in small, sometimes "V" shaped clusters, and will vary from half a foot to 2' at mature height. Flowers are compound, with mostly inconspicuous star shaped florets, which will give way to brownish seed heads.
Moist to dry
Variable; can tolerate
Intermediate, Full Sun to Partial Shade
Low to Medium
Eastern United States to the edge of the Great Plains, Western United States to the Rockies, and some sparse populations in between.
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