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Juncus effusus

Soft rush

Juncus effusus is a rush native across the southeast, found predominantly in wetland habitats. It grows well in full sun, with soils that are moist to saturated. It has grass-like evergreen foliage that can grow up to four feet tall. This plant provides good cover for wildlife. It is fairly deer resistant. Juncus effusus is excellent for restoration projects or pond plantings.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Juncus effusus - 4 inch

Soft rush

400 in stock

$8.4736+ $4.24ea
Juncus effusus - Plug

Soft rush

594 in stock

$2.2072+ $1.10ea
Juncus effusus - Large Plug

Soft rush

76 in stock

$4.40100+ $2.20ea

Plant type

  • Grass / Grasslike

Mature Height

  • Up to 6'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FACW) Facultative wetland


  • Evergreen

Planting Zone

  • Shallow Water
  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Littoral Shelf
  • Vegetated Shelf

Classification by Use

  • Rain Garden
  • Wetland Mitigation
  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Stream Restoration
  • Hedge / Screen
  • Green Roof
  • Erosion Control
  • Constructed Wetland