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Juncus pallidus

Plant name: Pale rush

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

Origin: NSW, QLD, WA, SA, TAS, VIC, ACT

Cultural notes: A hardy plant that does well in sunny positions, while preferring wet soils and can survive dry spells

Maintenance: may be pruned annually to remove old foliage

Tolerates: inundations and periodic dry periods and can tolerate medium frosts

Flowering season: spring to summer

Flower colour: pale yellow

Foliage colour: a 5mm-88m stem that is a dull pale green

Height: up to 1.5m

Plant spacing: 30cm apart

Recommended uses: great for stabilising dam and river banks, ideal for decorative ponds, provides habitat for water birds

Description: An upright plant with straight foliage. Does best in moist conditions on waters edges.