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Long Styled Rush
Juncus longistylis
  
About Long Styled Rush (Juncus longistylis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Juncus longistylis is a species of rush known by the common name longstyle rush. It is native to much of North America, including most of the United States and the southern Canadian provinces. It grows in moist terrestrial habitat, such as mountain meadows. It is a rhizomatous perennial herb forming clumps of slender stems up to about 60 centimeters tall. The flower cluster is made up of one to nine clusters of a few tiny flowers each. The flower is made up of several segments which are green with translucent margins.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Grasses

Size
Size
1 - 2 ft tall

Form
Form
Upright

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Moderate

Flower Color
Flower Color
Green

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Summer

Wildlife Supported
 


Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil Description
Soil Description
Adaptable, tolerant of sand, loam and clay

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Moist places

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 9.9" - 75.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.28" - 3.17", Coldest Month: 24.8" - 50.7", Hottest Month: 43.8" - 79.4", Humidity: 0.74" - 29.13", Elevation: 1916" - 10736"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Longstyle Rush


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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