Calflora
Taxon  Report   11774    
Juncus balticus  Willd.  ssp. ater  (Rydb.) Snogerup
Baltic rush
Juncus balticus ssp. ater
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Juncus balticus ssp. ater
© 2015 Steve Matson
Juncus balticus ssp. ater
© 2015 Steve Matson
Juncus balticus ssp. ater, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Juncus balticus ssp. ater
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus balticus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Juncus arcticus var. balticus
ICPN: Juncus balticus var. montanus
More information about  Juncus balticus ssp. ater
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).