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Juncus dubius Engelm.
Dubius rush, Little bamboo, Mariposa rush
USDA Symbol: judu
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Creeping rootstocks send up rather close, single, erect, stout stems 1 1/2-3 ft. tall. Grass-like leaves are dark green. The seed head is widely branched with light greenish-brown spikelets.
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: Yellow , Brown
CA , ID , NV Native Distribution:
Through CA Coast Ranges to OR Native Habitat:
Wet places USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet soils.
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff