Taxon  Report   10027 
Juncus acutus  L.
spiny rush
Juncus acutus , a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Communities: Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Juncus acutus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAC2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 30, 2014).

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