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Juncus balticus ssp. ater
Baltic rush, valley rush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the norther Great Plains.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus balticus Willd. ssp. ater (Rydb.) Snogerup
Publication: Preslia 74(3): 258. 2002.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus balticus Willd. ssp. balticus, misapplied
Juncus balticus Willd. ssp. littoralis (Engelm.) Snogerup, misapplied
Juncus balticus Willd. var. balticus, misapplied [HC]
Juncus balticus Willd. var. littoralis Engelm., misapplied
Juncus balticus Willd. var. montanus Engelm. [HC]
Juncus balticus Willd. var. vallicola Rydb. [HC]
Juncus vallicola (Rydb.) Rydb.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Juncus balticus ssp. ater in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus balticus ssp. ater checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus balticus ssp. ater information

E-Flora BC: Juncus balticus ssp. ater atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus balticus ssp. ater photos

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