Taxon  Report   4490    
Juncus phaeocephalus  Engelm.  var. paniculatus  Engelm.
Brown headed rush,  Brownhead rush, Spreading brown headed rush
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Juncus
Parent: Juncus phaeocephalus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Juncus phaeocephalus var. paniculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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