Taxon  Report   4494 
Juncus saximontanus  A. Nelson
Rocky mountain rush
Juncus saximontanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Juncus saximontanus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Juncus saximontanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Juncus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Juncus ensifolius var. brunnescens
PLANTS: Juncus saximontanus var. robustior
PLANTS: Juncus xiphioides var. macranthus
PLANTS: Juncus xiphioides var. montanus
ICPN + PLANTS: Juncus ensifolius var. montanus
ICPN: Juncus saximontanus f. brunnescens
More information about  Juncus saximontanus
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: Jul 19, 2018).

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