Taxon  Report   4433 
Juncus acutus  L.  ssp. leopoldii  (Parl.) Snog.
Leopold's rush,  Wire Grass, southwestern spiny rush
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition
 

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Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Communities:
Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Parent Record Juncus acutus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Juncus acutus var. sphaerocarpus
 Information about  Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (JUACL)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2015).

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