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Parry's Rush - Juncus parryi


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

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

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General Description
Caespitose. Stems erect, terete, 4–25 cm. Leaves mainly basal, bladeless; the 1 or 2 cauline leaves have terete blades <1 mm wide; auricles obscure. Inflorescence somewhat congested with 1 to 3 pedicellate flowers; main bract, terete, erect, greater than the inflorescence. Flowers with prophylls; tepals green to brown, 5–7 mm long, acuminate; stamens 6. Capsules 6–8 mm long, acute; seeds appendaged (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 12

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Habitat
Stony soil of dry to moist meadows, turf, outcrops, often near streams or shores; subalpine or alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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