OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 18 taxa in the family Juncaceae, Rush family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Soft Rush, Common Rush

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Juncus effusus ssp. solutus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Juncus effusus var. solutus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus effusus 040-01-001   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Moist soil, marshes, margin of streams, ponds, lakes and swamps, low meadows

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Seep Rush, Beaked Rush, Pennsylvania Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/13/22) Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus gymnocarpus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus gymnocarpus 040-01-002   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, seeps, streambanks and riverbanks (especially just below waterfalls)

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leathery Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus coriaceus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus coriaceus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus coriaceus 040-01-003   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Stream and pond margins, swamps, flatwoods depressions, roadside ditches

Common (uncommon to rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Black Needle Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus roemerianus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus roemerianus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus roemerianus 040-01-004   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Coastal tidal marshes, forming dense stands at and above mean high tide, above the Spartina alterniflora (Sporobolus alterniflorus) zone

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Path Rush, Poverty Rush, Slender Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus tenuis   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Juncus tenuis   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus tenuis 040-01-006   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Dry or moist soil along roadsides and paths, fields

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Forked Rush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus dichotomus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus dichotomus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus dichotomus 040-01-008 & 011   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Often in disturbed, open, wet areas, ditches, wet meadows

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Lopsided Rush, Secund Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus secundus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus secundus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus secundus 040-01-009   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands and fields, rock outcrops

Uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Georgia Rush, Flatrock Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus georgianus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus georgianus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus georgianus 040-01-010   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Shallow depressions in granitic outcrops

Uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare elsewhere (endemic to the Southeastern Piedmont, restricted to granitic flatrocks of NC, SC, GA, & ec. AL)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Grassleaf Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus marginatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus marginatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus marginatus 040-01-013   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Wet meadows, bogs, generally throughout in wet, sandy or peaty soil

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Redpod Rush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus trigonocarpus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus trigonocarpus 040-01-017   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Seepage slopes, bogs, along stream margins, ditches in acid, sandy landscapes

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Somewhat-tailed Rush, Woodland Rush, Short-tailed Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus subcaudatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Juncus subcaudatus var. subcaudatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus subcaudatus 040-01-020   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, mossy woods and other wet places

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in SC Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Large-headed Rush, Bighead Rush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Juncus megacephalus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus megacephalus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus megacephalus 040-01-025   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Brackish and freshwater marshes, bogs, wet prairies, interdune swales, ditches, wet, open places

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tapertip Rush, Sharp-fruited Rush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Juncus acuminatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juncus acuminatus   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juncus acuminatus 040-01-029   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: In a range of natural and disturbed, saturated and seasonally flooded wetlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hairy Woodrush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Luzula acuminata var. acuminata   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula acuminata ssp. acuminata   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Luzula acuminata var. acuminata 040-02-001a   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina woodrush, Southern Hairy Woodrush

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula acuminata var. carolinae   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula acuminata ssp. carolinae   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Luzula acuminata var. carolinae 040-02-001b   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Common Woodrush

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula multiflora var. multiflora   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula multiflora ssp. multiflora var. multiflora   FAMILY: Juncaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Luzula multiflora 040-02-002   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bulbous Woodrush

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula bulbosa   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula bulbosa   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Luzula bulbosa 040-02-003   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and fields

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hedgehog Woodrush, Spreading Woodrush

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Luzula echinata   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Luzula echinata   FAMILY: Juncaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Luzula echinata 040-02-004   FAMILY: Juncaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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