Taxon  Report   4445 
Juncus capillaris  F.J. Herm.
Hairystem dwarf rush,  Slender stemmed dwarf rush
Juncus capillaris
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Juncus capillaris, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Juncus capillaris
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Juncus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Juncus capillaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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