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Checklist » Juncaceae
Juncaceae   (Rush Family)

Notes:

Family Synonyms: (none)

Literature:
» Hämet-Ahti 1971 = Hämet-Ahti, L. 1971. A synopsis of the species of Luzula, subgenus Anthelaea Griseb. (Juncaceae) indigenous in North America. Annales Botanici Fennici 8: 368-381.
» Kirschner et al. 2002a = Kirschner, J., Ed. 2002. Juncaceae 1: Rostkovia to Luzula, Species Plantarum: Flora of the World Part 6. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra, Australia. 237 p.
» Kirschner et al. 2002b = Kirschner, J., Ed. 2002. Juncaceae 2: Juncus subg. Juncus, Species Plantarum: Flora of the World Part 7. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra, Australia. 336 p.
» Kirschner et al. 2002c = Kirschner, J., Ed. 2002. Juncaceae 3: Juncus subg. Agathryon, Species Plantarum: Flora of the World Part 8. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra, Australia. 192 p.
» Brooks, R. E. and S. E. Clemants. 2000. Juncaceae. In: Flora of North America Editorial Comittee, Eds. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Volume 22, Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Family treatment authored by Peter F. Zika; last updated 10/21/2003 by Peter F. Zika
 
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Juncus acuminatus Michx.   [FNA22, H&C] 3 sharp-fruited rush, tapered rush, knotty leaf rush
Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix   [FNA22] 5 northern rush, alpine rush
Juncus anthelatus (Wiegand) R.E. Brooks   [FNA22, not in H&C] 2 giant path rush
Juncus articulatus L. ssp. articulatus    [JPM2] 4 jointed rush, jointleaf rush
Juncus balticus Willd. ssp. ater (Rydb.) Snogerup   [Preslia 74(3): 258. 2002.] 8 Baltic rush
Juncus bolanderi Engelm.   [FNA22, H&C] 1 Bolander's rush
Juncus brachycarpus Engelm.   [FNA22] 0
Juncus brevicaudatus (Engelm.) Fernald   [FNA22] 5 narrow-panicled rush
Juncus breweri Engelm.   [IFBC] 2 salt rush, Brewer's rush
Juncus bufonius L. var. bufonius    [JPM2] 3 toad rush
Juncus bufonius L. var. congestus Wahlenb.   [JPM2] 0 clustered toad rush
Juncus bufonius L. var. occidentalis F.J. Herm.   [JPM2] 0 western toad rush
Juncus bulbosus L.   [FNA22] 2 bulbous rush, spreading rush
Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe   [FNA22] 4 Canadian rush
Juncus confusus Coville   [FNA22, H&C] 1 Colorado rush
Juncus conglomeratus L.   [Not in FNA22 or H&C] 1 compact rush
Juncus covillei Piper   [JPM2] 5 Coville's rush
Juncus diffusissimus Buckley   [FNA22] 0 slimpod rush, diffuse rush
Juncus drummondii E. Mey.   [FNA22, H&C] 6 threeflower rush, Drummond's rush
Juncus dudleyi Wiegand   [FNA22] 2 Dudley's rush
Juncus effusus L. ssp. effusus    [Kirschner et al., 2002] 4 soft rush
Juncus effusus L. ssp. pacificus (Fernald & Wiegand) Lint ex Zika   [Zika 2003] 2 Pacific rush, common rush
Juncus effusus L. ssp. solutus (Fernald & Wiegand) HSmet-Ahti   [not in H&C] 2 eastern soft rush
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.   [Draft Revised H&C] 2 daggerleaf rush
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.   [JPM2] 0 dagger rush
Juncus falcatus E. Mey. ssp. sitchensis (Buchenau) Hultén   [JPM2] 0 Alaskan sickle leaved rush
Juncus falcatus E. Mey. ssp. sitchensis (Buchenau) Hultén   [JPM2] 3
Juncus filiformis L.   [FNA22] 0 thread rush
Juncus gerardi Loisel. ssp. gerardi 5 mud rush, black grass, Gerard's rush
Juncus hemiendytus F.J. Herm. var. hemiendytus    [FNA22] 4 dwarf rush, Hermann's dwarf rush
Juncus hesperius (Piper) Lint   [Snogerup et al., 2002] 3 coastal rush, bog rush
Juncus howellii F.J. Herm.   [FNA22, H&C] 0 Howell's rush
Juncus inflexus L.   [Draft Revised H&C; FNA] 1 blue rush
Juncus interior Wiegand   [FNA22, H&C] 4 inland rush
Juncus kelloggii Engelm.   [FNA22, H&C] 1 Kellogg's dwarf rush
Juncus laccatus Zika   [Snogerup et al., 2002] 2 shiny rush
Juncus longistylis Torr.   [FNA22, H&C] 1 long-styled rush
Juncus mertensianus Bong.   [FNA22, H&C] 4 Mertens' rush
Juncus nevadensis S. Watson var. inventus (L. F. Hend.) C. L. Hitchc.   [JPM2] 0 dune rush
Juncus nevadensis S. Watson var. nevadensis 4 Sierra rush
Juncus nodosus L.   [FNA22, H&C] 3 tuberous rush, knotted rish
Juncus occidentalis (Coville) Wiegand   [FNA22] 2 western rush
Juncus orthophyllus Coville   [FNA22, H&C] 2 straight-leaved rush
Juncus oxymeris Engelm.   [FNA22, H&C] 1 pointed rush
Juncus parryi Engelm.   [FNA22, H&C] 2 Parry's rush
Juncus patens E. Mey.   [FNA22, H&C] 0 spreading rush
Juncus pelocarpus E. Mey.   [FNA22, not in H&C] 3 brown-fruited rush
Juncus regelii Buchenau   [FNA22, H&C] 1 Regel's rush
Juncus saximontanus A. Nelson   [JPM2] 1 Rocky Mountain rush
Juncus supiniformis Engelm.   [FNA22, H&C] 2 hair-leaved rush, spreading rush
Juncus tenuis Willd.   [FNA22, H&C] 6 path or slender rush, poverty rush
Juncus tiehmii Ertter   [FNA22] 0 Tiehm's dwarf rush
Juncus torreyi Coville   [FNA22, H&C] 2 Torrey's rush
Juncus trilocularis Zika   [Rhodora 114: 309-329. 2012] 1 foothill rush
Juncus uncialis Greene   [FNA22, H&C] 1 inch-high rush
Juncus vaseyi Engelm.   [FNA22] 0 Vasey's rush
Luzula arcuata (Wahlenb.) Sw. ssp. unalaschcensis (Buchenau) Hultén   [FNA22] 7 curved woodrush
Luzula campestris (L.) DC. 2
Luzula comosa E. Mey. var. comosa    [JPM2] 5 pale woodrush
Luzula comosa E. Mey. var. laxa Buchenau   [JPM2] 0 Pacific woodrush
Luzula forsteri (Sm.) DC. ssp. forsteri    [Kirschner 2002] 0 southern woodrush
Luzula hitchcockii Hèmet-Ahti   [FNA22, H&C] 2 smooth woodrush, Hitchcock's woodrush
Luzula multiflora (Ehrh.) Lej. 5 common woodrush
Luzula nivea (Nathh.) DC. 0 snowy woodrush
Luzula parviflora (Ehrh.) Desv.   [FNA22, H&C] 6 small flowered woodrush
Luzula piperi (Coville) Jones   [FNA22, H&C] 4 Piper's woodrush
Luzula spicata (L.) DC. ssp. spicata    [Kirschner 2002] 1 spiked woodrush
Luzula subsessilis (S. Wats.) Buch.   [IFBC] 0 short-stalked wood-rush
Luzula sylvatica (Huds.) Gaudin   [Kirschner 2002] 0 great woodrush


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