Botanical Name Juncus ensifolius
Common Name Starhead or Swordleaf Rush
Type Grass
Exposure Sun to Part Shade
Size for Description 10 In by 6 to 9 In
Bloom Time Late Spring
Flower Color Dark Brown
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Deer Resistant  
Drought Tolerant  
Moisture Lover yes
Native yes
Walnut Tolerant  
Wet Areas yes
Fragrant  
Groundcover  
Comment a dwarf rush with unusual seed heads - dark green iris-like leaves - can grow in bogs
Care Cut out dead parts in spring.
Zone 3