Taxon  Report   4494    
Juncus saximontanus  A. Nelson
Rocky mountain rush
Juncus saximontanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Juncus saximontanus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Juncus saximontanus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Juncus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus ensifolius var. brunnescens
PLANTS: Juncus saximontanus var. robustior
PLANTS: Juncus xiphioides var. macranthus
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More information about  Juncus saximontanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).