Calflora
Taxon  Report   4436    
Juncus balticus  Willd.
Baltic rush,  Wire rush
Juncus balticus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Juncus balticus var. eremicus
More information about  Juncus balticus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUARL)


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: Jun 17, 2019).