Calflora
Taxon  Report   4464    
Juncus ensifolius  Wikstr.
Sword leaved rush,  Swordleaf rush, Three stamened rush, Three stemmed rush
Juncus ensifolius, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: JUNCACEAE  
Genus: Juncus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juncus ensifolius var. major
PLANTS: Juncus xiphioides var. triandrus
ICPN: Juncus ensifolius var. ensifolius
More information about  Juncus ensifolius

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).