Taxon  Report   11779    
Juncus falcatus  E. Mey.  ssp. sitchensis  (Buchenau) Hultén
Alaskan sickleleaved rush
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Juncus falcatus ssp. sitchensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus falcatus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Juncus falcatus var. sitchensis
More information about  Juncus falcatus ssp. sitchensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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).