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Regel's Rush - Juncus regelii


Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Rhizomatous. Stems erect, compressed, 10–60 cm, often clustered. Leaves basal and cauline; blades flat, 1–3 mm wide; auricles small, pointed. Inflorescence open to congested with 1 to 5 clusters of 10 to 30 flowers; main bract usually shorter than the inflorescence. Flowers: prophylls absent; tepals brown with a broad green midstripe and silvery margins, 4.5–6 mm long, acute, apiculate, subequal; stamens 6. Capsules 4–5 mm long, truncate on top; seeds with appendages as long as the body (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

Habitat
Marshes, fens, wet meadows, often along streams; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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