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Slender Rush - Juncus tenuis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Caespitose. Stems erect, terete, 10–60 cm. Leaves basal; blades flat or inrolled, <1 mm wide; auricles membranous, 2–5 mm long. Inflorescence open to congested with 5 to 40 sessile flowers; main bract greater than the inflorescence. Flowers with prophylls; tepals green, 3–4.5 mm long, subequal with acute tips; stamens 6. Capsules 2–4 mm long, rounded on top; seeds apiculate (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 7

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Habitat
Usually disturbed soil of meadows, open forest, roadsides; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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