Page author: David Giblin
Juncus inflexus
blue rush

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; south-central Washington to northern Oregon; also in eastern North America.

Habitat: Wet pastures and ditches.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia and northern Africa

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus inflexus L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 326. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus glaucus Ehrh. ex Sibth.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus inflexus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus inflexus information

E-Flora BC: Juncus inflexus atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus inflexus photos

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