Calflora
Taxon  Report   4492    
Juncus regelii  Buchenau
Regel's rush
Juncus regelii
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus regelii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Juncus regelii
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Communities: Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus jonesii
More information about  Juncus regelii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JURE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Juncus:  the classical Latin name for the rush, possibly from jungere, "to join or bind," because the stems were used for binding (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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 20, 2018).

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