Taxon  Report   4489    
Juncus phaeocephalus  Engelm.
Brown headed rush,  Brownhead rush
Juncus phaeocephalus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
Genus: Juncus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Juncus phaeocephalus var. glomeratus
More information about  Juncus phaeocephalus
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).