Calflora
Taxon  Report   4492    
Juncus regelii  Buchenau
Regel's rush
Juncus regelii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(12 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Juncaceae  
Genus: Juncus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSJuncus jonesii
More information about  Juncus regelii

Juncus: the classical Latin name for the rush, possibly from jungere, "to join or bind," because the stems were used for binding (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/16/2021).