Calflora
Taxon  Report   11776    
Juncus effusus  L.  ssp. pacificus  (Fernald & Wiegand) Piper & Beattie
Pacific rush
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus effusus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Juncus effusus var. pacificus
More information about  Juncus effusus ssp. pacificus
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

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 15, 2018).

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