Calflora
Taxon  Report   10027 
Juncus acutus  L.
Spiny rush
Juncus acutus
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Juncus acutus, 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.

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Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Juncus acutus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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