Taxon  Report   4471    
Juncus leiospermus  F. J. Herm.
Red bluff dwarf rush
Juncus leiospermus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus leiospermus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Juncus leiospermus
© 2008 John Dittes
Juncus leiospermus, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Juncus leiospermus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Juncus leiospermus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).