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Juncus kelloggii

Juncus kelloggii Engelm.

Kellogg's Dwarf Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncus brachystylus

USDA Symbol: JUKE

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

Listed as an endangered species. Found on Vancouver Island and also on the Columbia River.

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: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA , NV , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Clay, Sand

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
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 kelloggii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juncus kelloggii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juncus kelloggii

Metadata

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

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