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|Family: Juncaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Juncus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Juncus kelloggii Engelm.
Habit: Annual, cespitose, 0.1--6 cm; +- red in fruit. Stem: 0.1--0.3 mm wide, hair-like. Leaf: basal, < 2.5 cm, 0.1--0.4 mm wide. Inflorescence: flowers generally (1)2--3(4) per stem; bracts 1--2.5 mm, acute to acuminate. Flower: perianth parts generally 6, 1.5--3.2 mm, unequal; stamens 2--3, filaments > anthers, anthers < 0.7 mm. Fruit: +- = perianth, color similar, obovoid to elliptic. Seed: 0.4--0.6 mm, ovoid, obviously striate; appendages minute. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: Uncommon. Damp sandy or clay soils, vernal pools, seeps, fields, meadows; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, CaRF, n SNF, ScV, CW; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho. Fruiting Time: Apr--Jun Note: Generally self-pollinating. Type (CCo) possibly a distinct, extinct subsp.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
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Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2016. Juncus kelloggii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29671, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.