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Juncus articulatus
joint-leaved rush, jointed rush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Southern Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Wet places, from tidelands to streams or lake margins in the mountains.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus articulatus L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 327. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus articulatus L. var. obtusatus Engelm.
Juncus articulatus L. var. stolonifer (Wohlleben) House
Juncus lampocarpus Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Juncus articulatus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus articulatus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus articulatus information

E-Flora BC: Juncus articulatus atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus articulatus photos

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