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Juncus dichotomus Elliott

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Juncus Status: Valid

Common Names:

  • FORKED RUSH - English, United States of America

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Resembling J. interior, but inflorescence with fewer, widely scattered flowers; tufted perennial 3580(100) cm tall, rhizomatous; perianth 34.5(5.5) mm long; capsule (2.5)2.84(4.5) mm long.


Notes: Sandy woods or open ground, on slopes or in low places; Pineywoods w through much of East TX; also n Gulf Prairies and Marshes and e Edwards Plateau; e U.S. w to OH and TX, also CO. May. (dichotomus: 2-parted or forked)