Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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map not available need picture of flower of Juncus spp., Rush
Common Name: Rush
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Juncus spp.
PLANTS National Database: Juncus spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus spp. 040-01-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Soft Rush, Common Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus effusus ssp. solutus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Juncus effusus +
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus effusus 040-01-001

Branched inflorescence spreads laterally from base of the involucral leaf, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Juncus gymnocarpus, Seep Rush, Beaked Rush
speaker icon Common Name: Seep Rush, Beaked Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus gymnocarpus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus gymnocarpus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus gymnocarpus 040-01-002

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leathery Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus coriaceus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus coriaceus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus coriaceus 040-01-003

Inflorescence bract erect, as if culm continuation (infl. appearing lateral), per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Black Needle Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus roemerianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus roemerianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus roemerianus 040-01-004

Terminal leaf (which is sharply pointed) makes inflorescence appear lateral, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Path Rush, Poverty Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus tenuis
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Juncus tenuis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus tenuis 040-01-006

Sepals and petals alike, narrow and pointed, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Juncus dichotomus, Forked Rush
Common Name: Forked Rush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus dichotomus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus dichotomus
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus dichotomus 040-01-008 & 011

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Juncus tenuis var. dichotomus

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Juncus platyphyllus


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Georgia Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus georgianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus georgianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus georgianus 040-01-010

Flowers borne singly, sepals 5-6mm long, petals slightly shorter, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Juncus marginatus, grassleaf rush
speaker icon Common Name: grassleaf rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus marginatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus marginatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus marginatus 040-01-013

range map need picture of flower of Juncus trigonocarpus, Redpod Rush
camera icon Common Name: Redpod Rush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus trigonocarpus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus trigonocarpus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus trigonocarpus 040-01-017

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Juncus trigonocarpus


range map need picture of flower of Juncus subcaudatus, Somewhat-tailed Rush
speaker icon Common Name: Somewhat-tailed Rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus subcaudatus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Juncus subcaudatus var. subcaudatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus subcaudatus 040-01-020

camera icon Common Name: Large-headed Rush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus megacephalus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus megacephalus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus megacephalus 040-01-025

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Juncus megacephalus


Inflorescence spreading, several headed; heads spherical, 40-80 flowered, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: tapertip rush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juncus acuminatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus acuminatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juncus acuminatus 040-01-029

Inflorescences are terminal panicles of 5-50 heads, with branches ascending, per Flora of North America.


map not available need picture of flower of Luzula spp., Woodrush
Common Name: Woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Luzula spp.
PLANTS National Database: Luzula spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula spp. 040-02-000

range map need picture of flower of Luzula acuminata var. acuminata, hairy woodrush
Common Name: hairy woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Luzula acuminata var. acuminata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula acuminata ssp. acuminata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula acuminata var. acuminata 040-02-001a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Luzula acuminata var. acuminata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Juncoides saltuense


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula acuminata var. carolinae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula acuminata ssp. carolinae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula acuminata var. carolinae 040-02-001b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Luzula acuminata var. carolinae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Juncoides carolinae


Inflorescence compound; most primary pedicels with 1-4 secondary ones, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Luzula multiflora var. multiflora, woodrush
speaker icon Common Name: woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula multiflora var. multiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula multiflora ssp. multiflora var. multiflora
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula multiflora 040-02-002

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: bulbous woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula bulbosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula bulbosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula bulbosa 040-02-003

Flowers borne in dense glomerate clusters (glomerules), these often cylindric, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hedgehog Woodrush, Spreading Woodrush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula echinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula echinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Luzula echinata 040-02-004

Flowers in dense clusters (glomerules); glomerules capitate to broadly ovoid, per Weakley's Flora.


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