Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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

Juncus bufonius Linnaeus
(Toad Rush)

Family: Juncaceae

Status: Native


Juncus bufonius has narrow leaves and is much branched at the base. The flowers are scattered along the branches. It is found in wet ground at middle elevation, and can be seen on riverbanks.
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Juncus bufonius, photo Russ Kleinman & Danielle Walkup, Burro Mtns., Pancho Canyon, July 7, 2008

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