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Juncus lesueurii
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Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Genus:
Juncus
Species:
lesueurii
Synonyms

Juncus lescurii

Juncus lesueurii is a species of rush known by the common names Lesueur's rush and salt rush. It is accepted by some authorities as Juncus lescurii.

Distribution

It is native to the western coast of North America from British Columbia to California, where it grows in freshwater and salt marshes, and near sand dunes.

Deacription

It is a rhizomatous perennial herb forming clumps of stems often well exceeding one meter in height. The inflorescence is a cluster of several greenish or brownish flowers accompanied by one cylindrical bract which looks like an extension of the stem.

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