Taxon  Report   4459 
Juncus effusus  L.
Bog rush,  Common bog rush, Common rush
Juncus effusus
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Juncus effusus
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Juncus effusus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Juncus effusus, 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 effusus
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
(many plant communities), Coastal Salt Marsh, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Juncus effusus
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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