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Nevada Rush - Juncus nevadensis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 8

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General Description
Rhizomatous. Stems erect, terete, 20–60 cm, sometimes tufted. Leaves basal and cauline; blades terete, septate, 1–2 mm wide; auricles acute to rounded, 1–3 mm long. Inflorescence open with erect to ascending branches and several clusters, 5–10 mm across, of 5 to 11 flowers each; main bract shorter than the inflorescence. Flowers: prophylls absent; tepals purple or brown, 3–4 mm long, acuminate; inner slightly smaller; stamens 6. Capsules 2.5–4 mm long, rounded on top; seeds apiculate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety badius (Suksd.) C.L.Hitchc.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Moist to wet, sometimes gravelly soil around ponds, lakes, streams, rarely fens; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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