Calflora
Taxon  Report   4500    
Juncus triformis  Engelm.
Yosemite dwarf rush
Juncus triformis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus triformis, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Juncus triformis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Juncus megaspermus
ICPN: Juncus triformis var. stylosus
More information about  Juncus triformis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUTR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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