Taxon  Report   4464    
Juncus ensifolius  Wikstr.
Sword leaved rush,  Swordleaf rush, Three stamened rush, Three stemmed rush
Juncus ensifolius, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Juncus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus ensifolius var. major
PLANTS: Juncus xiphioides var. triandrus
ICPN: Juncus ensifolius var. ensifolius
More information about  Juncus ensifolius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).