Juncus dudleyi Wiegand. Subgenus: Agathryon. Section: Steirochloa. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Calcareous seepages and fens, river-scours. Dist: NL (Labrador) to NU, YT and AK, south FL, TX, CA, and Mexico. First reported for South Carolina by Hill & Horn (1997) and for NC by Tom Govus (pers. comm., 2005).
ID notes:Distinguished from J. anthelatus and J. tenuis by the shorter, rounded, and leathery auricles. The yellowish and leathery auricles easily distinguish this from the similar J. dichotomus and J. interior.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = ETx1, F, FNA22, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Kirschner (2002b); = Juncus tenuis Willd. var. dudleyi (Wiegand) F.J.Herm. – C; = n/a – RAB; < Juncus tenuis Willd. – G, GW1