Scientific Name: Juncus ensifolius Form: Vase
Common Name:dagger-leaved rush, swordleaf rush Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:JuncaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like), Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: North America, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Green, Dark-red, Pink, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Black, Aug- Jul
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Bog
Landscape Uses: Wetland - bogs, Perennial border, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Leaves the lower half of the stem, strongly flattened (iris-like); florets in dark globular clusters.