Calflora
Taxon  Report   4450    
Juncus covillei  Piper
Coville's rush
Juncus covillei
© 2013 Dana York
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Juncus covillei
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Juncus covillei
© 2013 Dana York
Juncus covillei, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Juncus covillei
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus
Communities: Redwood Forest, 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:
ICPN: Juncus covillei var. obtusatus
ICPN: Juncus covillei var. covillei
ICPN: Juncus falcatus var. paniculatus
More information about  Juncus covillei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUCO5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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