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Juncus gerardii Loisel.
SALTMARSH RUSH
Saltmeadow rush

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Juncus gerardii
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Juncus gerardii

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Pucciniaceae  Puccinia junci @ 079177A (1); BPI (18)

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Juncus gerardii Loisel.
saltmeadow rush

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General Information
Symbol: JUGE
Group: Monocot
Family: Juncaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   N
GL   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Hurd, E.G., S. Goodrich, and N.L. Shaw. 1997. Field guide to Intermountain rushes . General Technical Report INT-306. USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Ogden. Provided by USDA Forest Service RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab . Usage Requirements .

Hurd, E.G., S. Goodrich, and N.L. Shaw. 1997. Field guide to Intermountain rushes . General Technical Report INT-306. USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Ogden. Provided by USDA Forest Service RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab . Usage Requirements .

Hurd, E.G., S. Goodrich, and N.L. Shaw. 1997. Field guide to Intermountain rushes . General Technical Report INT-306. USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Ogden. Provided by USDA Forest Service RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab . Usage Requirements .

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 470. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Juncales
Family Juncaceae – Rush family
Genus Juncus L. – rush
Species Juncus gerardii Loisel. – saltmeadow rush

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Juncus gerardii . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Juncus gerardii</i>
Loisel. var. <i>
gerardii </i>
Juncus gerardii var. gerardii
saltmeadow rush Distribution of <i>
Juncus gerardii</i>
Loisel. var. <i>
pedicellatus</i>
Fernald
Juncus gerardii var. pedicellatus
saltmeadow rush

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North America
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACW

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15. Juncus gerardii Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, J. Bot. (Desvaux). 2: 284. 1809.

Juncus bulbosus Linnaeus var. gerardii (Loiseleur-Deslongchamps) A. Gray; J. fucensis H. St. John; J. gerardii var. pedicellatus Fernald

Herbs, perennial, 2--9 dm. Rhizomes long- creeping. Cataphylls 1--3. Leaves basal, (1--)2--4; auricles 0.4--0.6(--0.8) mm, scarious; blade flat or somewhat channeled,,10--40 cm x  0.4--0.7 mm, margins entire. Inflorescences 10--30(--80)-flowered, usually loose and somewhat lax, 2--16 cm; primary bract rarely surpassing inflorescence. Flowers: bracteoles 2; tepals dark brown or blackish, lanceolate-ovate to oblong, 2.6--3.2(--3.8) mm; inner and outer series nearly equal, apex obtuse; stamens 6, filaments 0.4--0.7 mm, anthers 1.1--1.6(--1.8) mm; style 0.4 mm. Capsules chestnut brown or brown, 3-locular, widely ellipsoid, (2.2--)2.5--3.2(--3.5) x 1.3 -- 1.9 mm. Seeds dark brown, ellipsoid to lunate, 0.485--0.6(--0.67) mm, not tailed. 2n = ca. 80, 84.

Flowering and fruiting late spring--summer. Forming extensive colonies in exposed coastal estuary meadows and salt marshes just above high- tide line; also inland; Greenland; St. Pierre and Miquelon; B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., Oreg., P.E.I., Que.; Colo., Conn., Del., Ill., Ind., Kans., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.H., Mont., N.J., N.Y., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., R.I., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., Wis.; Europe; Asia.

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