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Juncus biflorus Elliott
bog rush
JUBI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring, Summer, Fall
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 3.5
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 145
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1700
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 2400
Precipitation, Minimum 35
Precipitation, Maximum 55
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 14
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -18
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/16/2014 01:49 PM MDT