Calflora
Taxon  Report   10027    
Juncus acutus  L.
Spiny rush
Juncus acutus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: seeps, meadows, salt-marsh, dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Juncus acutus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUAC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).