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Drummond's Rush - Juncus drummondii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Caespitose. Stems erect, terete, 6–35 cm. Leaves basally disposed; blades reduced to a bristle, sheaths brown; auricles absent. Inflorescence congested with 1 to 3 short-pedicellate flowers; main bract terete, erect, ca. as long as the inflorescence. Flowers with prophylls; tepals brown to purplish, 4–7 mm long, acuminate; stamens 6. Capsules 3–7 mm long, indented on top; seeds with long appendages (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 34

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Habitat
Moist meadows, open forest, turf, often along streams, around boulders, or where snow accumulates; subalpine to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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