Justicia mortuifluminis Fernald

Scientific Name: Justicia mortuifluminis Fernald

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Asteridae / Scrophulariales / Acanthaceae / Justicia L./ Justicia mortuifluminis Fernald

<i>Justicia mortuifluminis</i> Fernald
General Information
Usda SymbolJUMO2
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsForb/herb
Native LocationsJUMO2

Plant Guide

Use soil moisture sensors to measure the soil moisture of Justicia mortuifluminis Fernald.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Moisture UseMedium
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days, Minimum140
Hedge ToleranceNone
pH, Maximum7.6
pH, Minimum5.4
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim10912
Planting Density per Acre, Minim3450
Precipitation, Maximum60
Precipitation, Minimum35
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)10
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F)-28


Shape and OrientationErect
Active Growth PeriodSpring
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Fire ResistantNo
Flower ColorWhite
Flower ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorDark Green
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateRapid
Height, Mature (feet)2.5
Known AllelopathNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Low Growing GrassNo
Nitrogen FixationNone
Resprout AbilityNo
Fruit/Seed ColorBrown


Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Seed per Pound350000
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateRapid
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSpring
Fruit/Seed AbundanceMedium
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Propagated by CuttingsNo


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanNo
Palatable Graze AnimalMedium
Palatable Browse AnimalMedium
Nursery Stock ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo

<i>Justicia mortuifluminis</i> Fernald

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