Taxon  Report   4432 
Juncus acuminatus  Michaux
Sharp fruited rush,  Taper tip rush, Tapertip rush
Juncus acuminatus
© 2003 Steve Matson
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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
Genus: Juncus
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
Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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