Page author: David Giblin
Juncus ensifolius
dagger rush, daggerleaf rush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and eastern Canada.

Habitat: Shores of ponds and streams, wet meadows, fens, seeps, and ditches from low to high elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.
Publication: Kongl. Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar. 2: 274. 1823.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus ensifolius Wikstr. var. ensifolius [FNA22, HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Juncus ensifolius in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus ensifolius checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Juncus ensifolius information.

E-Flora BC: Juncus ensifolius atlas page.

CalPhotos: Juncus ensifolius photos.

USDA Plants: Juncus ensifolius information.

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