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Taxon: Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.

Genus: Juncus
Family: Juncaceae
Nomen number: 20792
Place of publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 1824:274. 1824
Name verified on: 21-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-May-2009
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska [s.]
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [n.e.], Quebec [n.w.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta [s.], British Columbia [w. & s.], Saskatchewan [s.w.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - North Dakota [s.w.], South Dakota [w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado [w.], Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada [w.], Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Federal District, Guerrero, Mexico, Puebla, Veracruz

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    Northern Europe: Finland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Netherlands
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    United States [e.]
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii




Check other web resources for Juncus ensifolius Wikstr.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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