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Juncus bufonius
toad rush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast; circumboreal.

Habitat: Wet meadows, springs, mudflats, shores, seeps, vernal pools, ditches ,generally saline soil, damp dunes, salt marshes, and swales.

Flowers: April-September

Origin: Native and introduced

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus bufonius L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 328. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus bufonius checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus bufonius information

E-Flora BC: Juncus bufonius atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus bufonius photos

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