Calflora
Taxon  Report   4435    
Juncus articulatus  L.
Jointed rush,  Jointleaf rush
Juncus articulatus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus articulatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Juncus articulatus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Juncus articulatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Juncus articulatus
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus articulatus var. obtusatus
PLANTS: Luzula hyperborea
More information about  Juncus articulatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAR4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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