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|Family: Juncaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Juncus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Juncus effusus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Juncus effusus subsp. solutus (Fernald & Wiegand) Hämet-Ahti
Stem: to 146 cm, 2--5 mm wide above sheath, 16--26 fine ridges per side, pith generally irregularly chambered if aquatic. Leaf: sheath generally 15--27 cm, dark brown below, occasionally papillate, dull, green to pale brown distally, outer veins +- strongly converging at broadly +- symmetrical summit, margins thin, generally pale, overlapping halfway or split to base and unrolling. Flower: perianth 2.2--2.9 mm, pale brown, pressed to fruit; filaments <= anthers. Fruit: 2.2--2.7 mm, elliptic-oblong, truncate, generally +- <= perianth; seed +- asymmetrical, appendages minute.
Ecology: Riverbanks, pond shores, wet soil or shallow water; Elevation: < 250 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia; native to eastern North America. Fruiting Time: Jul--Sep
Unabridged Synonyms: Juncus effusus var. solutus Fernald & Wiegand
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter F. Zika
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Citation for this treatment: Peter F. Zika 2017. Juncus effusus subsp. solutus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=51101, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.