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Howell's Rush
Juncus howellii
About Howell's Rush (Juncus howellii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Juncus howellii is a species of rush known by the common name Howell's rush. It is native to the northwestern United States, where it grows in moist mountain meadows. This is a perennial herb growing from a thick rhizome and producing stems up to about 60 centimeters tall. The inflorescence is a series of clusters of small flowers, each flower with brown or green pointed segments a few millimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

2 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Green, Brown

Wildlife Supported

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 18.0" - 95.5", Summer Precipitation: 1.11" - 3.52", Coldest Month: 28.8" - 49.0", Hottest Month: 48.0" - 75.1", Humidity: 0.55" - 25.57", Elevation: 678" - 8417"

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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