Page author: David Giblin
Juncus saximontanus
Rocky Mountain rush

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Great Plains.

Habitat: Shores, springs, peatlands, and ditches.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus saximontanus A. Nelson
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29(6): 401. 1902.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr. var. brunnescens (Rydb.) Cronquist [IMF6]
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr. var. montanus (Engelm.) C.L. Hitchc. [FNA22, HC]
Juncus tracyi Rydb. [HC, KZ99]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus saximontanus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus saximontanus information

E-Flora BC: Juncus saximontanus atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus saximontanus photos

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