Page author: David Giblin
Juncus laccatus
shiny rush

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California and Arizona.

Habitat: Shores, springs, peatlands, seasonally wet meadows, and ditches, coastal and montane.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus laccatus Zika
Publication: Preslia 74(3): 261-263. 2002.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus effusus L. var. gracilis Hook. [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus laccatus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus laccatus information

E-Flora BC: Juncus laccatus atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus laccatus photos

2 photographs:
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