Taxon  Report   4450 
Juncus covillei  Piper
Coville's rush
Juncus covillei
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Juncus covillei
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Juncus covillei
© 2013 Dana York
Juncus covillei, 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.

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Juncus covillei
© 2013 Dana York
Genus: Juncus
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Juncus covillei var. obtusatus
TJM2: Juncus covillei var. covillei
More information about  Juncus covillei
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: Feb 18, 2018).

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