Calflora
Taxon  Report   4496    
Juncus tenuis  Willd.
Poverty rush,  Slender rush
Juncus tenuis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus macer
PLANTS: Juncus tenuis var. multicornis
PLANTS: Juncus tenuis var. williamsii
More information about  Juncus tenuis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUTE)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 24, 2019).