Plants of USA and Canada

Juncus acutus L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Juncus acutus L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 325 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: spiny rush
en English name: spiny-rush
Italian name: Giunco pungente

Grown habit: Graminoid
Duration: Perennial
 

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Juncus acutus
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Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
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Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by L.R.

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Juncus acutus

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Juncus acutus
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Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

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Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by L.R.

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by Daniela Longo

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by L.R.

Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by L.R.

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Juncus acutus
Juncus acutus
Credit: Photo by Giorgio Faggi

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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AZ, CA, GA, NV)

Distributional map for Juncus acutus L.
Map for Juncus acutus L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Juncales
Family: Juncaceae


Genus: Juncus


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