Calflora
Taxon  Report   4442    
Juncus bufonius  L.  var. bufonius 
Toad rush
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
© 2013 Steve Matson
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
© 2013 Steve Matson
Juncus bufonius var. bufonius, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus bufonius
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Juncus bufonius var. congdonii
More information about  Juncus bufonius var. bufonius
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUBUB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 18, 2018).