Taxon  Report   4472    
Juncus leiospermus  F. J. Herm.  var. ahartii  Ertter
Ahart's dwarf rush
Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii
© 2004 Steve Matson
Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus leiospermus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Juncus leiospermus var. ahartii
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 24, 2019).