Taxon  Report   4473 
Juncus leiospermus  F. J. Herm.  var. leiospermus 
Red bluff dwarf rush
Juncus leiospermus var. leiospermus
© 1987 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Juncus leiospermus var. leiospermus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Juncus leiospermus var. leiospermus
© 2008 John Dittes
Genus: Juncus
Parent Record Juncus leiospermus
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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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:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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