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Juncus nodosus (Knotted rush)
Smith, R.W.

Juncus nodosus

Juncus nodosus L.

Knotted Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: JUNO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (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
Leaf: Dark Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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