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Juncus stygius ssp. americanus

Juncus stygius L. ssp. americanus (Buchenau) Hultén

Moor Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s): Juncus stygius var. americanus

USDA Symbol: JUSTA

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
Flower:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable

Distribution

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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