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Last updated 12/31/2008 by David Giblin.
Juncus interior Wiegand[FNA22, HC, HC2]
inland rush

Publication: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 27: 516. 1900.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Seldom collected in WA, with specimens seen from Chelan, Grant, and Ferry Cos. Easily confused with J. tenuis, differing in its acuminate-aristate bracteoles and erect tepals (Hermann 1975; Catling and Spicer 1987).

References:

» Catling, P. M. and K. W. Spicer. 1987. The perennial Juncus of section Poiophylli in the Canadian prairie provinces. Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 750-760.
» Hermann, F. J. 1975. Manual of the Rushes (Juncus spp.) of the Rocky Mountains and Colorado Basin. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM-18, Fort Collins, CO.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Juncus interior Wiegand var. interior[KZ99]
Juncus tenuis Willd. var. arizonicus (Wiegand) F.J. Herm.[KZ99]
Juncus tenuis Willd. var. neomexicanus (Wiegand) F.J. Herm.[KZ99]