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Juncus stygius

Juncus stygius L.

Moor Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: JUST

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

Distribution

USA: AK , ME , MI , MN , NY , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

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

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