Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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

Juncus arcticus Willdenow var. balticus (Willdenow) Trautvetter
(Baltic Rush)


Family: Juncaceae

Status: Native

Synonyms:
None

Juncus arcticus var. balticus is found in upper elevation moist meadows. The bract of the inflorescence extends beyond the inflorescence like a continuation of the stem, which is terete. The perianth is purplish, with a greenish stripe along the midrib.
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Juncus arcticus var. balticus, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher, & Al Wheeler, Black Range, Meadow Creek, July 28, 2008



Juncus arcticus var. balticus, growth habit, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Silver City



Juncus arcticus var. balticus, inflorescence, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Silver City



Juncus arcticus var. balticus, rhizome, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Silver City



Juncus arcticus var. balticus, micro of flower & capsule, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Silver City


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