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Juncus gerardii var. gerardii

Juncus gerardii Loisel. var. gerardii

Saltmeadow Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable


USA: CO , CT , DE , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


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

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