Juncus brachyphyllus Wiegand. Subgenus: Agathryon. Section: Steirochloa. Phen: Apr-Jun (-Aug). Hab: Dry, sandy fields and barrens, dry prairies and sandstone glades. Dist: MO and KS, south to TX; MT, ID, and WA south to CA; disjunct in the Coastal Plain of w. TN.
ID notes:Much like J. georgianus, but with smaller anthers. Found in the central US in a variety of mesic to wet habitats.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, FNA22, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, Kirschner (2002b), Kirschner (2002c); = n/a – Il; > Juncus kansanus F.J.Herm. – F