Baltic Rush


Baltic Rush

  • Scientific name: Juncus articus
  • Wetlands perennial
  • Grass-like and rhizomatous
  • Most common rush in the Intermountain West
  • Good for soil stabilization and plant diversity
  • May fix atmospheric nitrogen

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Baltic Rush (Juncus balticus) is a wetlands grass-like rhizomatous. This grass is a common and widely occurring in the western, midwestern, and central America as a wetland perennial. The most common and widespread rush is in the Intermountain and Great Basin areas. It grows in typical habitats for wetlands including standing water to seasonally dry places usually below 7,000 ft elevation. This grass is considered poor for livestock but good for wetland restoration for soil stabilization and plant diversity. This native plant is best sowed in the Spring or Fall.

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Min. Precipitation

7 Inches or more

Best SowingTime

Spring or Fall

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Sowing Rate

1-2 PLS lbs. per Acre

Seed Count

6,000,000 seeds/lb.

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Baltic Rush, mountain rush, valley rush, wire rush

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Part Sun, Very Shade Tolerant

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