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Colorado Rush - Juncus confusus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Caespitose. Stems erect, terete, 10–60 cm. Leaves basal; blades flat or inrolled, <1 mm wide; auricles rounded, <1 mm long. Inflorescence congested with 3 to 25 subsessile flowers; main bract greater than the inflorescence. Flowers with prophylls; tepals green to brown, 2–5 mm long with acute tips; stamens 6. Capsules 3–4 mm long, included, rounded and indented on top; seeds apiculate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CA, AZ, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 13

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Habitat
Moist, often disturbed soil of meadows, open forest, rock outcrops, along trails, roads, streams; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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Colorado Rush — Juncus confusus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from