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Last updated 12/30/2008 by David Giblin.
Juncus brevicaudatus (Engelm.) Fernald[FNA22, HC2]
narrow-panicled rush

Publication: Rhodora. 6: 35. 1904.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: This species is primarily distributed east of the Mississippi River, from Minnesota to Newfoundland, south to Tennessee. Disjunct populations are known from interior and coastal western North America. The coastal populations are typically associated with cranberry cultivation.

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe var. brevicaudatus Engelm.
Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe var. coarctatus Engelm.
Juncus canadensis J. Gay ex Laharpe var. kuntzei Buchenau
Juncus kuntzei (Buchenau) Vierh.
Juncus tweedyi Rydb.[HC]