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Juncus dubius

Juncus dubius Engelm.

Dubius rush, Little bamboo, Mariposa rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: judu

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Brown

Distribution

USA: CA , ID , NV
Native Distribution: Through CA Coast Ranges to OR
Native Habitat: Wet places

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet soils.

Propagation

Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Juncus dubius in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juncus dubius in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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