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Inland Rush - Juncus interior


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Caespitose. Stems erect, terete, 6–70 cm. Leaves basal; blades flat or inrolled, up to 1 mm wide; auricles white or purplish, <1 mm long. Inflorescence congested with 3–30 sessile or short-pedicellate flowers; main bract usually greater than the inflorescence. Flowers with prophylls; tepals green, 3–5 mm long with acuminate tips; stamens 6. Capsules 3–4 mm long, rounded on top; seeds apiculate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
SK to ON south to NM, TX and TN (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 15

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Habitat
Moist, disturbed soil on margins of ditches, streams, ponds; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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