Taxon  Report   4491 
Juncus phaeocephalus  Engelm.  var. phaeocephalus 
Brown headed rush,  Brownhead rush
Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus
© 2011 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Juncus phaeocephalus var. phaeocephalus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Juncus
Parent Record Juncus phaeocephalus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Juncus phaeocephalus var. glomeratus
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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