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Juncus subcaudatus

Juncus subcaudatus (Engelm.) Coville & S.F. Blake

Woodland Rush

Juncaceae (Rush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: JUSU

USDA Native Status: L48 (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
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jul

Distribution

USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , KY , MA , MD , MO , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV
Canada: NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

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

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