Taxon  Report   4432 
Juncus acuminatus  Michaux
Sharp fruited rush,  Taper tip rush, Tapertip rush
Juncus acuminatus
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Juncus acuminatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Juncus acuminatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Juncus acuminatus
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Juncus acuminatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAC)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 23, 2016).

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