Juncus macrophyllus


University of California Publications in Botany 1: 65. 1902

Common names: Long-leaf rush
Basionyms: Juncus canaliculatus Engelmann Bot. Gaz. 7: 6. 1882,
Synonyms: Juncus longistylis var. scabratus Hermann
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22.
Herbs, perennial, tufted, 2–10 dm. Rhizomes poorly developed. Culms erect, nearly terete to slightly compressed, never rooting at nodes. Leaves: basal several, cauline 1–3; auricles rounded, 1–3 mm, apex acutish, membranous; blade pale green, basal blade striate, channeled, basal 1/2–1 times length of culm; cauline 8–15 cm × 1–3 mm. Inflorescences glomerules, 8–25, each with 3–5 flowers, open; primary bract much shorter than inflorescence. Flowers: tepals greenish with reddish or brown tinge, lanceolate, 5–6 mm, outer series shorter; stamens 6, filaments 0.5–1 mm, anthers 1.8–2.6 mm; style 0.5–1 mm. Capsules tan, 3-locular, obovoid, 3–4.5 mm, shorter than perianth. Seeds ovoid, 0.6 mm, not tailed.

Phenology: Flowering and fruiting summer.
Habitat: Wet banks and meadows in chaparral and low mountains
Elevation: 700–2600 m




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Facts about "Juncus macrophyllus"
AuthorRalph E. Brooks* + and Steven E. Clemants* +
AuthorityCoville +
BasionymsJuncus canaliculatus +
Common nameLong-leaf rush +
DistributionAriz. +, Calif. + and Nev. +
Elevation700–2600 m +
HabitatWet banks and meadows in chaparral and low mountains +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting summer. +
Publication titleUniversity of California Publications in Botany +
Publication year1902 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V22/V22 600.xml +
SynonymsJuncus longistylis var. scabratus +
Taxon familyJuncaceae +
Taxon nameJuncus macrophyllus +
Taxon parentJuncus subg. Graminifolii +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 22 +