Taxon  Report   4433 
Juncus acutus  L.  ssp. leopoldii  (Parl.) Snog.
Leopold's rush,  Southwestern spiny rush, Wire grass
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2015 Susan McDougall
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Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2003 Doreen L. Smith
Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Juncus
Parent Record Juncus acutus
Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Juncus acutus var. sphaerocarpus
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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