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Juncus dudleyi (Dudley's rush)
Smith, R.W.

Juncus dudleyi

Juncus dudleyi Wiegand

Dudley's Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncus tenuis var. dudleyi, Juncus tenuis var. uniflorus

USDA Symbol: JUDU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Juncus dudleyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juncus dudleyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juncus dudleyi


Record Modified: 2012-07-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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