Calflora
Taxon  Report   10029    
Juncus falcatus  E. Mey.  ssp. falcatus 
Falcate rush
Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus falcatus
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Juncus falcatus var. falcatus
More information about  Juncus falcatus ssp. falcatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUFAF2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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