Page author: David Giblin
Juncus orthophyllus
straight-leaved rush

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.

Habitat: Wet meadows, wet prairies, marshes, shores, seeps, ditches

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Juncus orthophyllus Coville
Publication: Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium. 4: 207. 1893.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Juncus latifolius (Engelm.) Buchenau
Juncus longistylis Torr. var. latifolius Engelm.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Juncus orthophyllus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Juncus orthophyllus information

E-Flora BC: Juncus orthophyllus atlas page

CalPhotos: Juncus orthophyllus photos

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