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Juncus subcaudatus (Engelmann) Coville & Blake. Subgenus: Juncus. Section: Ozophyllum. Somewhat-tailed Rush. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Bogs, mossy woods and other wet places. Dist: NS to NY, southwest to MO and n. AR and southeast to GA.

ID notes: Much like J. tweedyi but with lighter brown capsules and more branching inflorescence branches.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = AqW, Ar, C, FNA22, G, Il, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tat, Tn, Va, W, WV, Kirschner (2002b), Kirschner (2002c); = Verojuncus subcaudatus (Engelm.) Záv.Drábk. & Proćków – Proćków & Záveská Drábková (2023); > Juncus subcaudatus (Engelm.) Coville & Blake var. subcaudatus – F, K1, K3, K4, Mo1

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 8

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