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Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis (Engelm.) HultÚn
USDA Symbol: JUARL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Great Lakes coastal species; forms dense colonies for dark green stems that spreads. Stems, rising from a rhizome, often form a line like a fence. (Ontario Native Plants 2002)
A member of the family Juncaceae which includes herbs, rarely shrubs, with mostly grass-like leaves, usually in a basal tuft, and small greenish or brownish flower in dense spikes or heads or sometimes in loose clusters or even solitary.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AK , AR , AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB
, PE USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff