Juncus marginatus Rostk. - Grass-leaved Rush

Juncus marginatus plant

Family - Juncaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Juncus marginatus baseBase of plant.

Leaves - No info yet.

Juncus marginatus leaf baseLeaf base.

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Juncus marginatus inflorescence

Flowers - No info yet.

Juncus marginatus fruitsFruits close-up.

Flowering - May - September.

Habitat - Mesic to dry upland prairies and glades.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found mainly in the southern half of Missouri but is found in a handful of counties north of the Missouri River also. The plant can be identified by its fairly open inflorescence, rounded capsules, and hyaline-margined perianth parts. The perianth parts are equalling or mostly longer than the capsule.

Photographs taken off Lee Rd 27, Auburn, AL., 9-9-05.


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