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|Family: Juncaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Juncus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Juncus luciensis Ertter
Habit: Annual, densely cespitose, 0.4--6.2 cm, pale yellow-green; generally self-pollinating. Stem: 0.1--0.3 mm wide, hair-like. Leaf: basal, < 1.5 cm; sheath appendages 0. Inflorescence: flowers 1(2) per stem; bracts 0.4--1.6 mm, acute to acuminate. Flower: perianth parts generally 6, 1.6--4.2 mm, generally +- equal, green except midvein tips dark red; stamens 2--3, filaments > anthers, anthers < 0.7 mm. Fruit: +- = perianth, generally pale green to pale red; chambers 2--3. Seed: 0.3--0.4 mm, obviously striate, elliptic; appendages 0 or small. Chromosomes: 2n=32.
Ecology: Wet, sandy soils of seeps, meadows, vernal pools, streams, roadsides; Elevation: 300--1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, n SNH, SCoRO, TR, PR, MP. Fruiting Time: Apr--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Juncus longistylis
Next taxon: Juncus macrandrus
Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2016. Juncus luciensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29678, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.