Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Juncaceae
(Rush Family)


The Juncaceae arise from a rhizome and have mostly basal sheathing leaves. The flowers are small, green, and in heads or panicles. There is one style with three brushlike stigmas.

Juncus arcticus var. balticus (Baltic Rush)
Juncus bufonius (Toad Rush)
Juncus ensifolius var. montanus (Rocky Mountain Rush)
Juncus interior (Inland Rush)
Juncus longistylis (Long Style Rush)
Juncus torreyi (Torrey's Rush)


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