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Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti
Northern green rush



General Information
Symbol: JUALN
Group: Monocot
Family: Juncaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: L48   N
AK   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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USA (AK, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NY, OH, PA, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
JUALF Juncus alpinus Vill. var. fuscescens Fernald
JUAL Juncus alpinus auct. non Vill.
JUALF2 Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix ssp. fuscescens (Fernald) Hämet-Ahti
JUALN2 Juncus alpinus Vill. ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Lindm.
JUALA2 Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix ssp. americanus (Farw.) Hämet-Ahti
JURI2 Juncus richardsonianus Schult.
JUALR Juncus alpinus Vill. var. rariflorus Hartm.
JUALU Juncus alpinus Vill. var. uniceps Hartm.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Juncales
Family Juncaceae – Rush family
Genus Juncus L. – rush
Species Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix – northern green rush
Subspecies Juncus alpinoarticulatus Chaix ssp. nodulosus (Wahlenb.) Hämet-Ahti – northern green rush

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Illinois
Juncus alpinus
Richardson's rush
Endangered
Maine
alpine rush
Threatened
Pennsylvania
Juncus alpinus
Richardson's rush
Threatened

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover