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Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. nodulosus

Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti

Northern Green Rush, Richardson's Rush, Alpine Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. americanus, Juncus alpinoarticulatus ssp. fuscescens, Juncus alpinus, Juncus alpinus ssp. nodulosus, Juncus alpinus var. fuscescens, Juncus alpinus var. rariflorus, Juncus alpinus var. uniceps, Juncus richardsonianus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N)

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
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown


USA: AK , CO , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NY , OH , PA , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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