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Juncus repens Michaux. Subgenus: Juncus. Section: Graminifolii. Creeping Rush. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Streams, ponds, lakes, ditches, wet depressions in flatwoods, cypress savannas. Dist: DE to s. FL, west to TX, north into OK and TN; Mexico (Tabasco); Cuba.

ID notes: Of members of section Graminifolii, this species is distinctive in forming low, dense grass-like carpets, often merely vegetative and submersed.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = AqW, Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA22, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Kirschner (2002b), Kirschner (2002c); = Boreojuncus repens (Michx.) Záv.Drábk. & Proćków – Proćków & Záveská Drábková (2023)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL

Heliophily ?: 6

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