Taxon  Report   4485 
Juncus orthophyllus  Cov.
Straight leaved rush,  Straightleaf rush
Juncus orthophyllus
© 2016 Dana York
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Juncus orthophyllus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Juncus orthophyllus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Juncus orthophyllus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Juncus orthophyllus
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Juncus
Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Juncus orthophyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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