Calflora
Taxon  Report   10027    
Juncus acutus  L.
Spiny rush
Juncus acutus
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Communities: Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Juncus acutus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAC2)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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