Juncus diffusissimus Buckley

Slimpod Rush


CC = 5
CW = -3
MOC = 40

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Family - Juncaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Leaves - No info yet.

Juncus_diffusissimus_ligule.jpg Stem (white), leaf base, and ligule (red).

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Inflorescence - No info yet.

Juncus_diffusissimus_inflorescence.jpg Base of inflorescence.

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Flowers - No info yet.

Juncus_diffusissimus_fruits.jpg Fruits.

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Flowering - May - September.

Habitat - Fens, stream banks, pond margins, lakes, sloughs, disturbed moist open areas.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found in the southern half of Missouri. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its widely spreading inflorescence and long, thin fruits. diffusissimus means "the most diffuse".

Photographs taken off Hwy H, Shannon County, MO., 6-25-04.