Taxon  Report   4447 
Juncus chlorocephalus  Engelm.
Green headed rush,  Greenhead rush
Juncus chlorocephalus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Juncus chlorocephalus
© 2009 Steve Matson
Juncus chlorocephalus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Juncus chlorocephalus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Juncus chlorocephalus
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Juncus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Juncus chlorocephalus

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Juncus chlorocephalus
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.