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Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii

Juncus acutus L. ssp. leopoldii (Parl.) Snog.

Leopold's Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncus acutus var. sphaerocarpus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit: Yellow-brown.
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Straw-colored with brown tips.


USA: AZ , CA , GA , NV

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juncus acutus ssp. leopoldii


Record Modified: 2011-08-17
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